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79 AD Candidates Debate on BronxTalk TV

On Monday night,  BronxTalk host Gary Axlebank again did Bronx voters a public service by bringing together candidates for state assembly in the 79th AD which spans parts of Melrose, Morrisania, Crotona, Claremont and Concourse Village. Frontrunner (and Mister Moneybags) … 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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Bronx Insurgent Raises Astounding $198,000 War Chest

[This post has been edited.] This just in! Bronx Democratic insurgent and Obama acolyte Michael Blake raised an additional $38K bringing his fundraising total to nearly 200,000. Team Blake has spent an equally astounding $155,000 three weeks out from Primary … 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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CORRECTION: Lanita Jones IS [Knocked Off] ON the Ballot in the Bronx, 79AD

This blog entry has been edited to reflect corrected information. The author apologizes for the earlier misinformation. On Tuesday, the NYC Board of Elections commissioners held hearings on designating petitions for the September 9 Primary Election.  In the Bronx, Lanita … Continue reading

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BATTLE IN THE BOOGIE DOWN: Challengers Eye Scandal-Plagued Bronx Assemblyman | Politicker

This column was originally published on January 6, 2014. Former Assemblyman Stevenson’s federal corruption began that day. A week later, the jury returned a guilty verdict on all four charges. Under NYS law, Mr. Stevenson was immediately expelled from office. … Continue reading

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