Category Archives: Voting Rights

Bronx Chronicle: Bx DA Indicts Former Assembly Candidate

On Tuesday, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson arrested former Assembly candidate Hector Ramirez along with another individual, Ana Cuevas. They were arraigned, entered pleas of not guilty, and were released on personal recognizance bonds of $25,000 and $10,000, respectively, on … Continue reading

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Bronx Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo fails to disclose campaign filings – NY Daily News

Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo is a scofflaw, says the man who wants to replace her in Albany, and the state Board of Elections supports his contention.Angel Molina, a Democrat running on the Republican line in November’s general election in the 84th … Continue reading

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Pichardo Wins 86AD By A Hair — Again

Unofficially, @BOENYC reports AM Victor Pichardo won #86AD Dem primary manual count by TWO votes over rival Hector Ramirez. The BOENYC will seek to certify the results at next Tuesday’s Commissioners meeting. The Supreme Court hearing has been moved from … Continue reading

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Hand Recount Scheduled In The Bronx’s 86AD Assembly Race

Bronx 86AD update: After opening 153 absentee, affidavit, military, and special [cast by BOE employees and poll workers] ballots, challenger Hector Ramirez overcame a 29 vote deficit to take a six vote lead over Assemblyman Victor Pichardo. Ramirez won those … Continue reading

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Bronx DA Still Has 86AD In His Sights

This post has been edited. Another case of election fraud in the 86AD. This morning, the Bronx BOE begins the official recanvass of the vote from the September 9 Primary Election. Before the 86AD recanvass may be delayed Bronx DA … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Has Sung. Election Cases Over. Maybe…

Yes, the election law calendar is closed. The Mack v Joyner and Jones v Blake election cases are over. The fat lady, i.e., the NYS Court of Appeals did not grant any motions to reargue. The cases are closed according to insurgent … Continue reading

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UAC/African Leadership Project ‘Meet The Candidates 77AD Forum’ | African Immigrant Issues

Thursday night’s forum in the 77th Assembly District (West Bronx) was billed as an effort for the candidates to address the needs, concerns and issues of the immigrant African community. Continue reading

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IT’S ON LIKE DONKEY KONG IN THE 79AD — BLAKE, MICHAEL & ALVAREZ BATTLE

Well, it looks like the Bronx County Democratic organization has a major battle on its hands in the 79 Assembly District. This morning, the Appellate Division, First Department found no reason to disturb [Justice Carter’s] adoption of the referee’s report and … Continue reading

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GAME ON! Bronx Insurgent Michael Blake Makes the September Primary Ballot

As expected, Judge W. Carter affirmed the referee’s report in Jones v Blake. Michael Blake is on the ballot along with four other candidates. The judge adopted the report in whole, except for the oral argument portion of the written … Continue reading

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D-Day for Team Blake

On Thursday morning, I sat in Judge John W. Carter’s courtroom as he listened to lawyers’ rebuttal of the special referee’s report recommending denial of Petitioner’s motion in Jones v Blake, a residency challenge filed against Michael Blake, a Bronx … Continue reading

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