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Hope Reichbach, Levin’s Communications Director, Found Dead in Apartment

Hope Reichbach, who served as Communications Director for Council Member Stephen Levin, was found dead in her apartment yesterday. She was 22. The Brooklyn Paper reports that “a memorial service is scheduled for noon on Sunday, May 1 at Congregation Mt. Sinai (250 Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights).”

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The NY Post Unmasks Darth Vito

The NY Post runs a scathing piece today about Assemblymember/ Kings County Democratic boss Vito Lopez,  based on a 2005 recording of a meeting with “eight little old ladies.”   This report comes one day before he faces a challenge from the New Kings Democrats at the Kings County Democratic Committee meeting at St. Francis […]

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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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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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Simon and Strauss Issue Statement Regarding Polling Site Changes in Brooklyn Heights

Over the weekend,  many Brooklyn Heights residents who usually vote at the under-construction P.S. 8  received a postcard telling them that their polling place was now 250 Cadman Plaza West and not 38 Water Street in DUMBO as announced earlier.   Also in the mail that day (at least for us) was a letter from […]

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NY Daily News on 52nd AD District Leader Race

The NY Daily News writes about the heated race for Democratic district leader in the 52nd AD.   However this clip seems to explain what’s at stake and the level of discourse just as accurately.

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AYR: 52nd AD District Leader Race Goes Blackwhite

Atlantic Yards Report looks at the area district leader races and asserts that some in the battle for the 52nd district leader post seem to be using Newspeak:

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Guest Blog: Hope Reichbach, Candidate for District Leader 52nd AD

After months of campaigning and with Election Day fast approaching, I would like to take the opportunity to thank so many of you for opening your doors and sharing your time with me throughout my grassroots campaign for Female District Leader. I’ve run a positive door-to-door campaign. Over the last several weeks, Jo Anne Simon’s […]

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Crain’s: Complaint Filed Against Hope’s Dad in District Race

The race for the Democratic 52nd Assembly district leader just got a little more interesting. Crain’s NY Insider reports that a formal complaint has been filed against Supreme Court Judge Gus Reichbach claiming that he has “participated” in his daughter Hope Reichbach’s campaign against incumbent Jo Anne Simon.

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Guest Blog: Jo Anne Simon, District Leader 52nd AD

In 2004, I was elected the Female Democratic District Leader/State Committeewoman in the 52nd Assembly District. I am grateful to have had the strong support of our Assemblywoman, Joan Millman. Now, as I run for re-election and knock on doors and talk to voters I am often asked “why should I care about these unpaid […]

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