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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

Democrats strategize to defeat Golden, take back South Brooklyn

With the general election coming up, Democrats are seizing the opportunity to defeat Marty Golden, the sole Republican elected official left in Brooklyn. … Full Article

In Public Service: Levin endorses 80 Flatbush project

Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-Greenpoint-Williamsburg-DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn) stated his support for 80 Flatbush, a controversial development project, after the property developer, Alloy Development, agreed to make concession in the size and scope of the project. … Full Article

Long gets another term as conservative party chair

New York City is one of the most progressive cities in the nation, but not every corner of the metropolitan area is a die-hard bastion of Democratic politics. Southwest Brooklyn, for example, has proven to be an epicenter of right-leaning politics within the borough. … Full Article

Community board leader predicts Brooklyn voters will like term limits

The phrase “term limits” will be too enticing for voters to resist in November, according to a Bensonhurst community board leader who predicted that a ballot proposition limiting the amount of time members can serve on neighborhood boards will likely be approved by New Yorkers. … Full Article

Hochul defeats Williams in lieutenant governor race

Incumbent Kathy Hochul has defeated Jumaane Williams in the New York Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. … Full Article

Frontus-Lustig Elgrably Assembly race so far too close to call

In the race for the Democratic nomination in the 46th Assembly District, which includes Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Brighton Beach, Coney Island, Dyker Heights and Seagate, grassroots community activist Mathylde Frontus was leading at 11:55 p.m. … Full Article

Gounardes poised to challenge Golden in State Senate race

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. 6. … Full Article

Jesse Hamilton defeated by Myrie in night of losses for IDC

A lawyer and activist who touted himself as a "real" Democrat has defeated an incumbent who had been part of a Democratic splinter group that helped Republicans keep control of New York's Senate. … Full Article

Democratic socialist Salazar defeats Dilan; voters oust splinter Dems

Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn while voters throughout the state punished a group of incumbent Democratic legislators they perceived as too friendly to Republicans. … Full Article

Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily beat back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. … Full Article

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