County Committee News
Keith Wright crushes motion to oust him, remains Democratic party leader
Manhattan Democratic Party boss Keith Wright snuffed out a last-ditch effort by reformers to oust him from power. Dissidents at a county committee meeting led by district leader Paul Newell and sta…
Manhattan Democrats Just Elected New County Party Reps, But Their Voices May Not Be Heard Until 2021
(photo: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office) This past Thursday, the Manhattan Democratic Party announced its bi-annual “Organization Meeting” for this coming Thursday, October 3. This gathering of the party’s over 2,000 County Committee members is a critical moment when those newly elect…
Brooklyn Democratic leadership says progressive agenda is costing the party
The club is currently operating at a loss of more than $138,000.
A Judge Refused to Hire a Party Boss’s Aide. A Demotion Followed.
He said the Bronx Democratic chairman punished him for bucking the patronage system.
Uproar Over Anti-Semitic Video Produced by Republicans in N.Y. County
The video became a flash point in the fight over real-estate development by the ultra-Orthodox Jewish population.
Records: GOP leader, son earned $1.1M for work
A Hempstead Town contractor facing scrutiny from federal law enforcement has paid more than $1 million over 10 years to Joseph Cairo, chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee, and Cairo’s so
Rockland County GOP Removes ‘Disgusting’ Video Warning Of Jewish Takeover
The attack ad claims that a Hasidic legislator and his Ramapo bloc of supporters are coming for “our homes, our families, our schools, our communities, our way of life.”
Brooklyn Dem boss Seddio owes big bucks in deal with ‘America’s #1 Buffet and Grill’
For the last four years, Brooklyn’s Democratic party boss has been quietly fighting over more than $2.2 million in debt that the Kentucky-based Golden Resources LLC — parent company to the Golden Corral restaurant chain — claims he owes.
Seven presidential candidates stop in Greenfield Sunday
Six months from the first primary in the nation, some undecided voters are dismissing the televised debates and instead flocking to events like the Hillsborough County Democrats’ Summer
Staten Island Democrats Duel Over Leadership Of Mishap-Plagued Party
Tensions between Gulino and elected officials reached a boiling point last year when the party failed to get two Democratic State Supreme Court candidates on the ballot, handing the seats to Republicans.
After staffer scandal, progressives demand answers from Sunset Park assemblyman
“These are troubling allegations that raise many questions.”
Queens Reformers Target District Leader Races As Next Step After AOC And Cabán
‘This effort is not about being against the machine as much as showing people what democracy actually looks like.’
Op-Ed: Baron Runs For Surrogate Bench Seat & Against Party Bosses
The Democratic primary for Brooklyn’s Surrogate Court Judge on June 25 is expected to have one of the lowest voter turn-outs in history. That’s a shame. The race for Surrogate Court Judge is the last chance to cut off the cash supply of the Brooklyn Democratic Party Machine, which makes its living off the Brooklyn […]
Petitions invalid, Parkhurst moves forward with mayoral campaign
Fulton Mayoral candidate Ethan Parkhurst is not going to appear on the Republican or Conservative party lines on November’s election ballot, but the political newcomer is continuing his
Queens County Committee members call for transparency in letter to Meeks
“It is our belief that the Democratic County Committee of Queens County should be a democratic, transparent, inclusive, accountable, and accessible organization.”
Joe Crowley Is Gone, But The Queens Machine Chugs On
'I don't want people to fixate on one guy. The whole system needs reform...it's undemocratic, inaccessible, and not inclusive.'