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New Kings Democrats Demonstrate Against Vito, but Get Crushed in Committee

As previously announced, the New Kings Democrats held a rally early this evening, prior to the meeting of the Kings County Democratic Committee, on the steps of Borough Hall. In the clip above, NKD President Matt Cowherd introduces Lincoln Restler, candidate for male district leader in the 50th Assembly District (ballots are still being counted […]

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County Boss Vito Lopez Faces Challenge in Brooklyn Heights Monday

Assembly Member Vito Lopez, leader of the Kings County (Brooklyn) Democratic Party organization, stung by the defeat of his hand-picked candidates Hope Reichbach and Stephen Williamson for district leaderships in the 52nd Assembly District, as well as by the disclosure of the exorbitant salaries received by his campaign treasurer and his girlfriend as officers of […]

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District Leader Race Results or Now I am 22

Update district leader final results from the Brooklyn Eagle: In the district leadership race in the 52nd AD, incumbent Democratic District Leader Jo Ann Simon soundly beat out Hope Reichbach with 2,645 votes to 1,657. In the same district, Chris Owens (son of former Congressman Major Owens) won the male leadership spot by 2,154 votes […]

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Chris Owens Works It Out or Elvin Tibideaux is His Brother?!

Sure newly elected 52nd AD (male) district leader Chris Owens went to Harvard and Princeton, is a songwriter,  is known for work in the community, is a radio host, is sorta David Yassky’s personal “Newman“, but who knew his brother was Elvin Tibideaux from The Cosby Show?!  Even cooler – his actor brother Geoffrey was […]

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Millman Easy Winner in Assembly Race

Incumbent Assembly Member Joan Millman easily withstood a challenge from Heights resident Doug Biviano to win the Democratic nomination for the 52nd Assembly District. With all precincts reporting, according to NY1, Millman has 6,828 votes, or 73.59% of the total, to Biviano’s 2,450, or 26.41%. In other significant local races, PolitickerNY reports that incumbent female […]

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District Leader Races: Why They Matter

If you’re registered to vote as a Democrat and show up at the polls on September 14 (a week from this Tuesday) to vote in the primary election, you’ll find several races on the ballot. The one that has gotten the most attention in the form of TV and other advertising and press coverage is […]

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