I missed this, but shortly after Mathieu Eugene's tortuous ascent to the City Council, he went up with a website to promote a re-election campaign that will be his third run for the same office in the space of a year.
The picture here of Eugene with Rep. Yvette Clarke and her mother, Una, Read More
Someone who attended Speaker Christine Quinn’s press conference yesterday was kind enough to send over this transcription of her explanation of the new, voluntary certification process for incoming Council members. (Newly sworn-in member Mathieu Eugene, who couldn't take his seat the first time he won election because he couldn't demonstrate that he met residency requirements, Read More
Mathieu Eugene was just sworn into the City Council, according to a reader who, unlike me, is at City Hall today.
Interestingly, though, Eugene still hasn't signed the Council's official paperwork affirming that he is eligible to hold office. Eugene, you'll remember, had some trouble meeting Council requirements after he first won election Read More
The saga that is the second special election in Brooklyn isn't over, but it's pretty close.
With 53% of precincts reporting, Mathieu Eugene had 1,156 votes (48%), Wellington Sharpe had 657 (27%) and Harry Schiffman had 561 (23%), according to a spokeswoman for the city's Board of Election. As for absentee ballots, there are Read More
Don’t get too excited about that voting mishap that City Council candidate Mathieu Eugene complained about this morning.
“He somehow got it jammed,” said city Board of Elections spokeswoman Valerie Vasquez. “It was working before and after, and he was able to vote.” Read More
I ran into City Council candidate Mathieu Eugene outside PS 139 in Brooklyn today, shortly after he voted for himself.
Eugene, with a cadre of campaign supporters up and down the block handing out his literature, told me that when he tried voting for himself, the lever in the booth was stuck.
"The Read More
I’m not sure where this is running. But here it is: Una Clarke, Mathieu Eugene and a camera. Read More
Here is yesterday’s decision by Brooklyn federal judge Nicholas Garaufis, who reinstated candidate Wellington Sharpe on the ballot for an April 24th City Council election on the grounds that his opponent Mathieu Eugene had an “unfair advantage” in the petitioning process.
This new election, in case you haven’t been following, was made necessary because Read More
An informed reader tells me that a federal judge in Brooklyn is hearing testimony from a consultant to Mathieu Eugene and a high-ranking City Council aide to determine whether Eugene got an unfair advantage in his second run for City Council.
Eugene, for those of you who haven’t followed this strange tale, won an initial Read More