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Waiting for Evolution: My Experiences Trying to Reform the Brooklyn Democratic Party
We all sometimes stumble into opportunities that, if we accept them, change our entire lives. For me, that moment was attending my first New Kings Democrats meeting in 2014, where I first found my…
Bronx Dems announce new executive director – Bronx Times
For the past few years Ariana Collado has served as chief of staff to Councilman Andrew Cohen, but as he is now a judge, Collado’s life has changed as well.
Ex-employee of Brooklyn DA who served on Brooklyn Democratic Committee attended Trump rally, cheered Capitol mob
“The Patriots took back the house,” wrote Katherine Khatari on her Facebook page Wednesday. The DA’s Office paid Khatari just under $50,000 in 2020 as a community associate, according to state payroll records. But a spokesman for the office told the Daily News that Khatari retired at the beginning o…
Trump Fur-Ever: Costumed Capitol Rioter Is Son Of Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge
His brother, Nachman Mostofsky, is a South Brooklyn district leader, who claims to have connections with high-ranking members of the Trump administration.
Brooklyn Dems Finally Allow Non-Binary Candidates to Run for Party Posts
Brooklyn Democratic leaders passed a new law allowing transgender and gender non-binary people to run for the borough party’s lowest rung of elected office. The party’s 42-member executive committee unanimously passed a proposal at a December 30 meeting to remove old gender requirements from county …
Brooklyn district leader draws heat after anti-Chinese, anti-Palestinian Twitter posts • Brooklyn Paper
Politicos are calling on Marine Park Democratic District Leader Lori Maslow to resign from elected office following a series of derogatory social media posts.
Brooklyn Democratic Leader Called to Resign After Anti-Chinese Tweet
A leader in the Brooklyn Democratic Party faced repeated calls to resign over the weekend following a tweet other elected officials have called racist. District…
Barrons Losing Stronghold in East New York As Chris Banks and Nikki Lucas Defeat The Duo in County Committee Vote
After Another Meeting Implodes, the Fight for the Brooklyn Democratic Party Will Head Back to Court - Bklyner
The Brooklyn Democratic Party County Committee’s virtual meeting yesterday imploded after a party-hired parliamentarian voided a recently-approved slate of reforms,...
Reformers walk out of Brooklyn Dems meeting after removal of progressive proposals • Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Democratic Party reformers staged a virtual walk-out at Wednesday’s continued full party Zoom meeting after a party-hired parliamentarian tossed out a slate of progressive reforms passed last week.
Tremaine Wright becomes Brooklyn Dems ceremonial party chair
Brooklyn Democratic Party leaders elected outgoing Bedford-Stuyvesant Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright as the new ceremonial chair.
Brooklyn Dems inch toward allowing gender nonbinary candidates • Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Democrats moved one step closer to allowing gender nonbinary people to run for the borough party’s lowest rung of elected office.
BREAKING: Carlo Scissura resigns from Brooklyn Dems leadership role following 13-hour Zoom call • Brooklyn Paper
After presiding over a wild 13-hour Brooklyn Democratic Pary Zoom meeting last week, the party’s ceremonial chair Carlo Scissura resigned from his position Monday.
What happened at the Brooklyn Democrats’ 13-hour meeting
Think you’ve got it bad with a few hours of back-to-back Zoom meetings?
Progressives secure new reforms for Brooklyn Democratic Party
Progressives secured a victory over the Brooklyn Democratic Party bosses, passing a slate of new rules to make the party more transparent.
BK Dems’ Zoom meeting devolves into 13-hour shouting-fest
The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s first ever virtual full membership meeting went off the rails Wednesday, with party bigs miscounting votes and members pushing them for more transparency during a wild 13-hour Zoom call.
Judge blocks Brooklyn Democrats’ illegal power play
A judge ripped leaders of the Brooklyn Democratic Party for illegally filling 2,400 vacant party positions without input from other members of the organization’s county committee. Brooklyn st…
How New York Judges Spend Their Way Toward Seats on the Bench - New York Focus
Most state Supreme Court candidates who won in November were donors to the parties that nominated them, a New York Focus investigation found.
Division Within Brooklyn Democratic Party Apparent As Former Party Boss Says “F—ing Progressives” Should Be Overcome
Divisions between reformers and longtime county loyalists have persisted.
Many New York Judges Spend Their Way Toward Seats on the Bench. And It’s Perfectly Legal
An investigation by New York Focus found most of the city’s state Supreme Court candidates who won in November have donated to Democratic county parties and leaders. Some have spent thousands, thanks to a widely used loophole in ethics rules.