In the seven days since Election Day, unofficial state Senator-elect Andrew Gounardes has already hit the ground running, with the expectatio … Full Article

Gounardes claims victory in State Senate race, Golden waiting on paper ballots

“I’m just so proud of him,” cried Diane Gounardes Tuesday night, just minutes before her son, Andrew Gounardes, a Democrat, would claim victory in his race to win the coveted — and long-Republican — 22nd District state Senate seat. … Full Article

Frontus beats Saperstein in Assembly race

After months of waiting, the 46th Assembly District finally has an assemblymember. … Full Article

Blue Wave washes ashore in Southwest Brooklyn

A blue wave certainly appears to have washed over southwest Brooklyn, bringing with it victory for Democrats in heavily contested races. … Full Article

Democrat Rose beats Donovan, NYC's only GOP congressman

Army veteran Max Rose, a moderate Democrat, defeated U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan on Tuesday, unseating the only Republican member of New York City's congressional delegation. … Full Article

Trump robocalls heard in Bay Ridge, link Max Rose to Pelosi, Waters

The Republican Party sent taped robocalls of President Trump to 55,000 households in Southwest Brooklyn and Staten Island’s 11th Congressional District, asking them to vote for incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, a Republican. … Full Article

'Blowout voter turnout' across Brooklyn, but busted scanners and weather cause chaos

Unprecedented voter turnout combined with malfunctioning ballot scanners caused frustration and havoc at polling sites across Brooklyn for Tuesday’s midterm election. … Full Article

NYC Council speaker asks Board of Elections director to resign

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is calling for the resignation of the city's Board of Elections director amid reports of malfunctioning ballot scanning machines and hours-long lines at some polling stations. … Full Article

Actor Ben Stiller spotted canvassing in Bay Ridge with Gounardes

Actor and comedian Ben Stiller spent the Monday before Election Day campaigning for a southern Brooklyn Democrat. … Full Article

Golden, Gounardes pull out all the stops leading to Election Day

As the election campaign entered its final hours, Republican state Sen. Martin Golden and his Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes pulled out all the stops in a last-minute effort to woo voters in the 22nd Senate District. … Full Article

Know Your Candidates: Steve Saperstein

Brooklyn-born Steve Saperstein is running against Mathylde Frontus for the Assembly seat in the 46th A.D. Last year, Saperstein ran for the District 48 City Council seat and lost to incumbent Chaim Deutsch. … Full Article


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