According to two Republican sources, City Hall staffer Fred Kreizman is considering a run for state Senate on their line against Democrat Diane Savino, whose district includes parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island.
Kreizman works in the Community Assistance Unit and has previously taken some time off from work to help Republican state Senate Read More
The bloodletting has begun in the wake of the Maureen O’Connell loss in Nassau’s special election earlier this week. The defeat was a result, according to the New York Log Cabin Republicans, of the Conservative Party’s “agenda of division and hate.”
In a letter to Conservative Party state chair Michael Long, David Verchere Read More
Joe Bruno’s upbeat message this morning after losing a seat in Nassau:
“We still have the Majority in the Senate and our conference
will go forward, strong, united and committed to ensuring accountability,
providing checks and balances and delivering results for our constituents.”
His full statement is after the jump.
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A Democratic source called with some early numbers in the Nassau race:
52 percent for Democrat Craig Johnson and 48 percent for Republican Maureen O’Connell, with about 30 percent of the precincts reporting in [numbers updated].
This source also said that the districts which were expected to go heavily for the Republicans haven’t reported Read More
New York Blade Reporter Kerry Eleveld just got a hold of this flier, which includes the following line:
“The only way to stop gay marriage is to stop Craig Johnson on election day. Staying home on election day is a vote for gay marriage.”
UPDATE: The flier says it was paid Read More
9 a.m. The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants discusses taxes at 3 Park Ave.
9:30 a.m. Republican state Senate candidate Maureen O’Connell will vote at the Northside School in East Williston.
11:30 a.m. The Association of Real Estate Women discuss the pros and cons of eminent domain at Club 101.
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Republican Maureen O’Connell’s people say it wasn’t them who were calling Republicans. Craig Johnson’s people are saying the same thing.
Don’t worry folks. All this ends tomorrow.
– Azi Paybarah Read More
Here’s a statement from the state’s Homeland Security Office on that Maureen O’Connell flier I posted earlier:
“It is completely inappropriate for a political candidate to use a falsified state seal in the context of a political campaign. Politicizing state security issues is inappropriate and trivializes the law enforcement efforts of New York’s office Read More
This flier and new radio ad by 1199 SEIU and CSEA are ostensibly for Republican state Senate candidate Maureen O’Connell. But it’s hard to ignore the swipe these health care unions are taking at Eliot Spitzer.
From the radio clip:
“Up in Albany, state leaders aren’t listening. In fact, the proposed Read More
Two media outlets trying to book the two candidates running in a Feb. 7 special election for state Senate in Nassau are going to have to make due with just one.
Brian Lehrer’s show this morning will only feature Democrat Craig Johnson because Maureen O’Connell is too busy to participate, her campaign spokesman Mike Arens Read More