Here’s more on yesterday’s election from two local players, including somewhat contradictory takes on a little-noticed Brooklyn judicial race.
Gary Tilzer, campaign manager for Diana Johnson:
"Diana Johnson who was elected to the Brooklyn Surrogate Court last night is the first Afro-American Surrogate ever elected in New York State. It is Read More
Pictured here at Malcolm Smith’s inauguration ceremony in Queens on Friday night are Albert Baldeo, the Democratic candidate who narrowly lost to Republican state Senator Serph Maltese, and political consultant Gary Tilzer, who blogs under the name “Oneshirt”.
The two have been making the rounds at Democratic events, reminding everyone that Read More
I guess this was inevitable, given the crowded state of our little universe…
Anne Michaud of the Crain’s Insider took a swipe at Ben today for — she says — copying her work, writing in his comment section: “This post appears to be almost entirely lifted from this morning’s Crain’s Insider.”
“As a Read More
The ratio between the power of an office and the public interest in it is nowhere higher than for each county’s surrogate. Aside from serving 14-year terms (Like locusts!, as an Observer headline writer recently noted.), these judges often control very valuable estates and resolve wrenching family disputes.
Which is to say that Read More