Tag Archives: campaign finance

Editorial: Right on the money – NY Daily News

Key paragraphs in NY Daily News editorial re State Bd of Elections new enforcement counsel tackling LLC donations (controlled by a single donor) given an unsuccessful Brooklyn Assembly candidate: “[Risa] Sugarman — who was appointed not by the board, but … Continue reading

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BN: Heastie’s serious ethical lapses show he is not fit to lead the Assembly

In the heels of NY Times muckraking, the Buffalo News castigates State Assembly Democrats for making Carl Heastie Speaker. "This is who members of the State Assembly wanted as their leader? A member who plays fast and loose with his … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: 32 Day Pre Primary Disclosure Reports | Bronxwide

[This post was updated – 08/17 @ 10:40AM] The 32-Day Pre Primary Disclosure reports are being posted online by the NYS Board of Elections this afternoon. Primary contest list. In the contested 77th AD (no incumbent): Latoya Joyner, with backing from the Bronx … Continue reading

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Update!!! CAMPAIGN TRAIL: 32-Day Pre Primary Disclosure reports – 79 AD

The 32-Day Pre Primary Disclosure reports are going online at the NYS Board of Elections later this afternoon. [This post was edited 8/12/2014 at 12:18PM.] In the contested 79th AD: Marsha Michael, backed by the Bronx County Democrats, reported taking in $22,970 in … Continue reading

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Michael Blake’s Political Endgame

As I sat through the three-day court hearing on the challenge to Michael Blake’s residency status, I made some observations. Michael Blake is a caliber of candidate who doesn’t usually pop up in Bronx politics. He comes with a pedigree … Continue reading

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City Council hopeful to hold child-birth classes as campaign fundraiser | NYDailyNews.com

Unusual, in the annals of political fundraising is my friend, Alicia Barksdale’s City Council fundraiser targeting pregnant women. The event is the brainchild of her daughter, Aicila, who’s a registered nurse. The child-birthing classes highlight the lack of such services … Continue reading

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