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Activist not registered to run as a Democrat
GLOVERSVILLE -- Political newcomer and Black Lives Matter activist Lashawn Hawkins has been shut out of the June 22 Democratic Party Primary because she’s not a registered Democrat, but she could still run on the Democratic Party line in November for city council-person-at-large, if no other Democra
Safely Getting Signatures in a Pandemic?
Volunteers petitioning (photo: @INDBrooklyn) Today — Tuesday, March 2, 2021 — thousands of people are taking to the streets across the five boroughs. Armed with facemasks, gloves, hand sanitizer, more pens than you can imagine, and stacks of inconveniently-long papers, these determined New Yorkers…
Queens County Democrats nominate Paul Vallone for judgeship in private meeting — Queens Daily Eagle
The county organization nominated for judicial candidates and endorsed a slate of city council candidates.
Dysfunctional NYC Elections Board Staffed Through Pay-to-Play System
For employees of New York City’s Board of Elections, donations to party bosses are often the key to professional advancement.
Yang to rejoin debate Sunday after Brooklyn Dem leader resigns over offensive remarks
The Brooklyn Democratic Party leader who came under fire for making offensive remarks about Chinese people resigned Thursday night, paving the way for at least one mayoral candidate to rejoin a party-sponsored debate this weekend.
District Leader resigns after boycott of Brooklyn Dems forum • Brooklyn Paper
District Leader Lori Maslow resigned from office Thursday evening following a four-day boycott of the Brooklyn Democratic Party’s upcoming 2021 elections forum.
Reformers call for boycott of Dems 2021 elections forum
Local politicos are boycotting the Democratic Party’s upcoming elections forum, reiterating demands for District Leader Lori Maslow to resign.
Benched! Judge Removed from Election Case, Exiled to Bronx as Dem Party Power Struggle Heats Up in Brooklyn
Independent-minded judge transferred as Brooklyn Democratic Party machine looks for help from the the courts to ward off challenge from progressive reformers.
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.