With Simcha Felder resigning from the City Council for a job with John Liu, a series of elections are needed to fill the seat. The first one will be for a term that expires at the end of the year; the next will be for the remainder of the four-year term Felder Read More
Add Lynn Schulman to the list of people who have received subpoenas as part of the federal probe of the Working Families Party, according to her lawyer.
Schulman ran for City Council in Forest Hills, but lost to former City Council member Karen Koslowitz. Schulman is being represented by Read More
Edward-Isaac Dovere’s lengthy piece on the Working Families Party and their company, Data and Field Services–and how it may be violating city campaign finance rules barring coordination between campaigns and political parties–boils down to the W.F.P.’s inability to provide paperwork detailing the specific work people are getting paid for.
(Jerry Read More
There’s been a fair amount of union activity today, so in light of that, here’s a little-noticed letter from Mark Green’s campaign to the city’s Campaign Finance Board, asking them to clarify some “ambiguity” about what counts as proof of illegal coordination between a campaign and a Read More
ALBANY—Omnipresent election lawyer Jerry Goldfeder, who left Andrew Cuomo's office last summer to join the law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, will be teaching this spring at the University of Pennsylvania law school, the firm announced.
Goldfeder has previously taught at Fordham Law School. He will commute to Philadelphia one day a week Read More
At a meeting of the Bronx County Democratic Party last night, both county leader Jose Rivera and the group trying to replace him with Assemblyman Carl Heastie claimed victory, and not before things got a little rough.
“Yes, I was assaulted," said Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz.
Dinowitz said he was Read More
Jerry Goldfeder, the election attorney who most recently worked for Andrew Cuomo, just won a court case decision from the city Board of Elections, where he was representing the Democratic Party of Staten Island. The organization’s petitions for the judicial race in the borough had been challenged by Republicans.
It’s a countywide seat, and Read More
Jerry Goldfeder, a prominent election lawyer in Manhattan who has been working for Andrew Cuomo will be joining the law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, according to a source.
Among Stroock’s many clients is the former state comptroller, Alan Hevesi, who is being investigated because of an alleged pay-to-play scheme that allegedly Read More
Here’s a blast from the past of Jerry Goldfeder, the election lawyer just hired by Andrew Cuomo’s office as a special counsel on public integrity, who once aspired to go to Albany in a different capacity.
More of his nine-year-old campaign lit is here.
– Azi Paybarah
When the name of Alphonse “Buddy” Fletcher unexpectedly surfaced last week on the list of candidates for comptroller, it caused a ripple, with one lawmaker telling me he “will be hard to say no to.”
He’s a Harvard-educated, black millionaire philanthropist with plenty of financial experience. Just the sort of outside financial expert Read More