Queens Councilmember John Liu won the Democratic nomination for Comptroller, beating out Brooklyn Heights resident/our Councilmember David Yassky in a run-off election tonight. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Liu trumped Yassky, 56 to 44 percent. Only 227,489 votes were cast in the race, less than 10 percent of the city’s registered Democrats, according to […]
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Liu’s Triumphsky Over Yassky
The Homer Fink Show Rewind – David Yassky
In case you missed it last Spring, here’s a special edition of The Homer Fink Show taped at David Yassky’s Blogger Breakfast in May (thanks to Michael DD White for the audio). The NYC Comptroller Democratic run-off is tomorrow.
Citizens Union Chief Rips Yassky
A column in this week’s Village Voice deconstructs the David Yassky vs John Liu Democratic run-off race for comptroller. In it, Citizens Union honcho Dick Dadey sounds off about Yassky’s flip-flop on term limits: Village Voice: “He didn’t have any hesitation,” said Dadey. “He indicated to me he would not support overturning the term-limits law […]
Yassky Slapskys Liu in New TV Spotsky
Our man in the NYC Council /Democratic candidate for comptroller / Brooklyn Heights resident David Yassky comes out swinging against his run-off opponent John Liu in a new TV ad. Amid concerns that the ethnic vote will be crucial in Tuesday’s election, the Yassky team attempts to point out some alleged inconsistencies in Liu’s rhetoric.
Katzsky Backskys Yassky
Our man in the NYC Council and run-off candidate for the Democratic nomination in the race for comptroller, David Yassky, has been endorsed by primary opponent Council Member Melinda Katz (D-29). The Yassky campaign provides us with this quote from Katz: “I enthusiastically endorse David Yassky because he will bring honesty and integrity to the […]
Yassky and Liu in Run-Offsky
Our man in the NYC Council / Brooklyn Heights resident David Yassky is headed to a run off against fellow Councilmember John Liu in the NYC Comptroller Democratic primary. Neither received the 40% necessary to receive the nomination. The winner of the run-off election on September 29 will face Republican candidate Joseph Mendola in November.
Yassky’s New Spotsky with Marty
Watch this new Yassky for Comptroller spot. The Brooklyn Heights resident’s campaign has gone Catskills on us… we think.
NY Timesky Backskies Yassky
Our man in the NYC Council/Brooklyn Heights resident David Yassky has earned the backing of the NY Times in his bid for NYC Comptroller. In an editorial published today, the paper says, “Mr. Yassky makes the best case for making better use of the powerful tools handed a city comptroller. He promises to use the […]
Yassky’s TV Spotsky
We caught this TV spot for Brooklyn Heights resident/our man in the City Council David Yassky’s bid for NYC comptroller on Good Morning America today. What do we learn here – David is left handed, will “watch every penny” of the NYC budget and that he enjoys sunsets. Doesn’t the opening line of “you don’t […]
Listen to the New Homer Fink Show
Listen to today’s maiden voyage of The NEW Homer Fink Show. Hear Councilman Yassky’s Blogger Breakfast (thanks to Michael DD White) and Homer vamp all by himself with no co-hosts. Subscribe to RSS Listen after the jump.
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