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Nessah Smith Wins Dem Special Election Primary For City Council

October 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Nessah Smith has joined Anthony Paoletto as the Democratic nominees in the general election after she won a runoff Wednesday by nearly two to one over James Morton to represent the Upper East Side 138th District. Smith and Morton were locked in a tie following the September Democratic primary vote with Morton running on Mayor […]

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The Candidates For November

October 6th, 2015 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Later this week, the official ballot lineup will be set for the November 3 general election, four weeks from today. The following candidates will appear, not necessarily in this order.

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Tie Break For City Council Seat

October 5th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

In the September Democratic primary, 1,763 electors voted in the Upper East Side 138th District representing a 38 percent turnout in which Joe Ganim won the district handily over Bill Finch for mayor. The turnout ran five points ahead of the citywide average. City Council candidates James Morton who ran on Finch’s line and Nessah […]

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Pereira Wins Recount For School Board, Martinez For City Clerk

September 24th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

Looks like Maria Pereira is heading back as an elected member of the Board of Education. A recount shows she received more votes than Faith Harrison-Villegas in the Democratic primary. This means all three school board candidates who ran on Joe Ganim’s line, Dennis Bradley, Ben Walker and Pereira will move on to the general […]

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Passionate Primary Win For Ganim Shows Schizoid Ticket Results

September 17th, 2015 · 71 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The results of Wednesday’s Democratic primary produced voter ticket-splitting that propelled Joe Ganim to victory but also made some of his ticket companions such as incumbent City Clerk Fleeta Hudson and Town Clerk Alma Maya casualties. Mayor Bill Finch’s running mates for city clerk and town clerk respectively Lydia Martinez and Don Clemons ran ahead […]

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Bridgeport Vidalia Parody Site Skins Ganim, Rowland, Fabs, Finch

September 6th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

“The Bridgeport Vidalia, Alternate Universe To The Park City“, is skinning pols alive. Just the way we like it, right? An equal opportunity fillet artist attributed to that House of Cards scoundrel Frank Underwood played by Kevin Spacey. Since there’s no apparent copyright on the site we’ll pull back generous heapings of Vidalia for your crying […]

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Kate Rivera To Fill Vacant School Board Seat

August 25th, 2015 · 57 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events

It’s just for three months but Kate Rivera was chosen Monday night to fill the Board of Education vacancy of Democrat Jacqueline Kelleher who resigned July 31.

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Ganim Supporters: If You Can’t Vote For Joe, Vote For Foster

August 4th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

In campaigns there’s the game within the game of voter persuasion. As elections officials review signature drives of challenge candidates trying to qualify for a September 16 Democratic primary for mayor, a number of campaign operatives for Joe Ganim have both signed the petition sheets of Mary-Jane Foster and are encouraging electors to vote for […]

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