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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.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block The Start Of Ranked-Choice Voting Next Year
The plaintiffs are represented by Frank Carone, an attorney with deep ties to both the Brooklyn Democratic organization and mayoral candidate Eric Adams, the Brooklyn Borough president.
Op-ed: A party united • Brooklyn Paper
The inability of all wings of the party to have their voices heard, and to have a seat at the table, will tear our democracy down.
NKD Condemns Party Power Grab Ahead of the County Committee Meeting
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“F*cking Progressives”: At Brooklyn Democratic Party Meeting, Internal Divisions Laid Bare - BKLYNER
So went the contentious leadership meeting of one of the largest local Democratic parties in the country.
Brooklyn Democrats sued for consolidating vacancy appointments to party leadership | amNewYork
A dozen Democrats sued the Brooklyn Democratic Party on Thursday over a recent rule change shifting the power to fill thousands of membership vacancies from
Pink-Washing Power Grab Charged in Brooklyn Dems’ Non-Binary Inclusiveness Move
Brooklyn Democratic Party bigwigs used a new gender non-binary inclusion rule to consolidate power among their executive ranks, progressive pols and activists — including the borough’s LGBTQ political club — claim.
Progressives accuse BK Dems of using nonbinary gender rule for power grab
Brooklyn Democratic Party bigwigs used a gender inclusion rule to consolidate power among its executive ranks, progressive pols and activists claim.
Brooklyn Democratic Party Accused of Pushing “Undemocratic” Rule Change - BKLYNER
The Brooklyn Democratic Party is making moves to reduce its reliance on the gender binary. But some say those moves...
Brooklyn Democrats move closer to gender equity
The move comes three months after lawmakers assembled a task force to study gender equality to make sure women and transgender New Yorkers aren’t left out of the political process.
The Colton Letters: Assemblyman Fearmongers About “Outsiders” In Local Race - BKLYNER
Assemblymember Colton sent three separate mailers endorsing political club ally for County Committee seat, called challengers “an outside group” who support defunding the police
State judge rips Brooklyn Dems for failing to hold organizational meeting
A state judge slapped the leadership of the Brooklyn Democratic Party for violating election law by failing to hold its organizational meeting. The Kings County Democratic Committee organizational …
Bichotte consolidates grip on Bklyn Dem Party
Assemblymember and Kings County Democratic Party Chair Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Flatbush, Ditmas Park) on Tuesday was easily reappointed to a two-year term as the Kings County Democratic Party Chair at the party’s organizational meeting held virtually. Also re-elected to their posts were female Democrat…
Jamaal Bailey on being the new Bronx boss
With Jamaal Bowman and Ritchie Torres set to join Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress, and an almost entirely new City Council delegation set to sweep into the Bronx next year, along with a new borough president, the Boogie Down has become the Borough of Change. And that change goes all the wa…
Who’s Funding the Brooklyn Democratic Party, and Why? - BKLYNER
The progressive wave that has washed over parts of New York in recent years has brought with it an increased...
State Libertarian Party ousts Niagara County officers
The New York State Libertarian Party has removed its top two Niagara County officers in a dispute over the endorsements of seven candidates for state and local offices.
Harckham Endorses Serratore for Democratic County Chair | Yonkers Times
Astorino Creates Another Party…Again By Dan Murphy Westchester Democrats will be voting next month to select their county chairman, and decide whether to re-elect long serving County Dem Chair Reginald LaFayette, or choose between one of two candidates: Greenburgh Democratic Chair Suzanne Berger, or…
Op-Ed: Queens’ diversity shown in judge picks - QNS.com
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY GREGORY MEEKS The recent Democratic National Convention has filled us with hope for our country. In prime time, we’ve seen the diversity of the Democratic Party, its inclusivity and unif…