Not Ceding the Female Vote to Katz

City Comptroller candidate Melinda Katz has not been shy about reminding people that she is the only woman in the race.
Yesterday afternoon, a rival supporter announced the formation of a “Women for Liu” group.
Olanike Alabi, a Democratic district leader in Brooklyn, emailed friends and reporters announcing her support of comptroller candidate John Liu. In that email, Alabi also said she will rally women to support him, and that “we will organize women across the five boroughs in support of John.”
Yet another test of the interesting demographic propositions in this primary between four Democratic council members: Katz versus three men, Liu versus three white candidates, David Yassky (of Brooklyn) versus three Queens members and David Weprin versus, um, three people who are not members of his family?

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