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Claiming victory in the Sept. 13 Democratic state Senate primary, Democrat Andrew Gounardes is heading toward a showdown with incumbent Republican state Sen. Marty Golden on Nov. … Full Article

Brownstone Brooklyn voters ‘fired up’ for the primaries

More people than usual got to wear the “I Voted” sticker in Brownstone Brooklyn on Thursday. … Full Article

Socialist Salazar faces incumbent Democrat Dilan in NY Senate primary

 A socialist candidate for New York's state Senate finds out on Thursday whether odd revelations about her life story will doom her bid to join the ranks of leftist insurgents knocking out mainstream Democrats. … Full Article

Salazar: Netanyahu spokesman sexually assaulted me

A candidate for New York's state senate said Tuesday she was sexually assaulted five years ago by a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an accusation the man denies. … Full Article

Salazar defends herself as reports of 2011 arrest surface

Julia Salazar’s past is coming back to haunt her as she runs for a state Senate seat in North Brooklyn. … Full Article

Salazar once accused of fraud by Keith Hernandez' ex

A New York state Senate candidate seeking to join a wave of progressive challengers toppling incumbents was accused in 2011 of trying to fraudulently access a bank account belonging to the estranged wife of baseball great Keith Hernandez. … Full Article

Bloomberg, de Blasio both to blame in NYCHA lead paint scandal, CBS says

Mayor Bill de Blasio is blaming former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration for the growing scandal involving New York City children living in public housing who have tested positive for lead poisoning. … Full Article

Julia Salazar, socialist in New York state Senate race, remakes herself

In a year in which establishment Democrats have found themselves stalked, and sometimes beaten, by more liberal challengers, New York's Julia Salazar seems well-positioned to become the next insurgent to knock off an incumbent. … Full Article

Voters to decide future of community boards

  Voters will get to decide the future of the city’s 59 community boards when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. … Full Article

Lustig-Elgrably says government experience gives him advantage in Coney Island-Bay Ridge race

When Ethan Lustig-Elgrably is out on the campaign trail, he talks about what he has already done for the residents of the 46th Assembly District  as well as what he plans to do for them if he wins the Democratic Primary on Sept. 13 and goes on to be victorious in the Nov. … Full Article

Frontus vows to bring government closer to citizens

Dr. Mathylde Frontus said she’s not afraid of competition, even if it means grooming her eventual replacement. … Full Article

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