Here are more numbers from some of the races that are still being counted at the city’s Board of Elections. These numbers do not include paper ballots, which are still being counted.
In Manhattan’s 74th Assembly District on the Lower East Side
5,075: Brian Kavanagh
4,687: Sylvia Friedman
993: Esther Yang
792: Read More
Out in Brooklyn, Tracy Boyland’s campaign has Al Sharpton making robo calls into the 18th Senatorial District on her behalf, in opposition to incumbent Velmanette Montgomery.
Turnout was sparse at 8:30am at PS 9 in 11th district turf, where at least one of the voting machines was already reported broken. The campaigns of Bill Batson, Read More
Tis the season for ballot challenges, and so, we bring you another. Harvey Clarke, a Long Island University professor, is running against incumbent Alan Maisel in Brooklyn’s 59th Assembly district and was recently removed from the primary ballot on a petition challenge. Maisel, formerly the chief of staff to his predecessor Read More
State Assembly member Sylvia Friedman, speaking before Community Board 6 last night, said that she would fight any attempt by the Parks Department to open a cafe in Stuyvesant Square, between 15th and 17th streets on Second Avenue.
Ms. Friedman has unique power to stop the Parks Department in its plans, as the Assembly must Read More
Brian Kavanagh, the second-place finisher in a crowded East Side City Council race last year, didn’t contest the special election to the State Assembly by Sylvia Friedman yesterday in an essentially uncontested race.
But a recent call to Knickerbocker SKD, Kavanagh’s consultants (who also worked for Mike, Scott Stringer, and new West Side Read More
The complex, weighted County Committee members’ vote on who will get the Democratic nomination to succeed two departing members of the State Assembly is by definition an inside process, but yesterday’s results suggest that it isn’t quite as under control as, say, the bygone institution of judicial conventions. (Nostalgia sets in fast around here!)
Scott Read More