Earlier today the head of the New York State chapter of N.O.W. (the National Organization for Women), Marcia Pappas, sent out a statement describing Ted Kennedy’s endorsement of Barack Obama as “the ultimate betrayal." But the head of the New York City chapter of N.O.W. has a completely different take.
“He’s been a Read More
Some of the final numbers are in for that special election on Manhattan’s East Side, where Democrat Micah Kellner trounced Republican Greg Camp, dispelling the notion that the old Silk Stocking District was still friendly territory for the GOP. Even with a powerful endorsement from the Mayor Michael Bloomberg–a Republican at the time–Camp still lost. Read More
Democrat Micah Kellner defeated Republican Greg Camp in the special election tonight for the Assembly seat on Manhattan's East Side. Here are the results, according to the city's Board of Elections:
3,988 (64.36 percent)–Kellner
2208 (35.64 percent)–Camp
Michael Bloomberg is doing robo-calls for Republican Assembly candidate Greg Camp, who is running in a special election tomorrow against Democrat Micah Kellner.
Below is a script of the call that voters on the East Side have been receiving all week, according to Camp’s campaign.
“Hi, this is Mayor Mike Bloomberg. There’s an Read More
In the June 5 special election for an Assembly seat on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the political action committee of the New York State chapter of the National Organization for Women is backing Democratic candidate Micah Kellner.
In a public statement, president Marcia Pappas of the group’s state PAC said, “We were very Read More
Efforts to schedule a debate between East Side Republican Assembly candidate Greg Camp and Democrat Micah Kellner on the day before their June 5 election have broken down. Which leaves us with the perennial alternative to actual debates: a debate over debates.
The proposed debate was organized at the last minute by the weekly Read More
Susan Del Percio, a spokesperson for Republican Assembly candidate Greg Camp called to say that the campaign has, in fact, spent more than the $18.09 listed on their filing.
"Expenditures were approved but we were not billed yet," Del Percio said of the campaign. Camp's pre-election filing was complete enough to show where their Read More
A Democrat running for an open Assembly seat on Manhattan's East Side has spent more money than his Republican challenger has raised. Which is incredible if you consider how strong the East Side Republican establishment had once been.
Republican Greg Camp raised $42,760 and spent only $18.09 (“food for campaign staff”). $3,000 Read More