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Things That Make You Say Hmm!

During three days of testimony before a special referee hearing the election law challenge to his candidacy, Blake sought to establish his residential bona fides as legally qualified candidate seeking elected office in New York State and his Bronx assembly … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: DAY 2 in Court for Michael Blake

Highlights from Day 2 of Jones v. Blake included:   A security guard employed at Blake’s mother’s Decatur Avenue residence testifying that he didn’t consider Blake a “resident” of his mother’s apartment because he only visited a 1-2 times a … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Blake Scores Endorsement of Citizen Action of NY

Earlier today, Team Blake crowed about Democratic insurgent Michael Blake’s latest endorsement coup: Citizen Action of New York. The announcement also reminds supporters that Citizen Action joins the VOCAL-NY Action Fund, CVH (Community Voices Heard) Power, and NY Communities for … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Marsha Michael Picks Up Endorsement Steam | NY Daily News

Sorry, I missed this article by the DN’s State of Politics blogger Celeste Katz: In the 79th Assembly District in the Bronx, law clerk Marsha Michael added Transport Workers Local 100 to a lineup of support that already includes electeds … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail: Bronx Insurgent Michael Blake’s Residency Woes Continue

On Tuesday, I live-tweeted from the Bronx Board of Elections as the case challenging the residency of well-heeled insurgent Democrat, Michael Alexander Blake got under way. Blake, a former Obama White House and campaign aide, is running for the 79 … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail: “Michael Blake’s Change Agenda” Mailer

With a nod to the environment, the flyer urges readers to “please recycle after reading.” Continue reading

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SOLVED: Mike Blake Voted In 2012 Presidential Election

Last week, I wrote a blog entry about Michael Blake’s “shocking” voting history in Washington DC. Based on District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics (DCBOEE) records, it appeared that Blake didn’t cast a vote in the 2012 general … Continue reading

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“They are coming after us”

In a fundraising missive sent to supporters this morning, Bronx Democrat Michael Blake accuses his opponents of political trickery in seeking to knock him off the ballot based a residency challenge. In his missive, Blake restates his Bronx roots, including … Continue reading

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Team Blake HQ To Host Fundraiser feat. Alfre Woodard

After an inquiry on Thursday questioning the approval of a political fundraising event on public school property, the City Department of Education (DOE) revoked the permit erroneously given to the event’s organizers. Thursday night, the Blake campaign emailed this update … Continue reading

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VOTE SHOCKER! Mike Blake Didn’t Vote for Obama in 2012

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: Democratic Assembly candidate Michael Blake didn’t vote for @BarackObama in 2012. In an effort to verify Mr. Blake’s voter history in the District of Columbia (DC), I contacted Brenda Gardner at the Voter Registrar’s office at … Continue reading

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