Meanwhile, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is facing her first electoral challenge since her upset victory in the 2018 midterm election. Her district includes parts of the Bronx and North-Central Queens. … [Read more...] about Campaign 2020: New York Voters Cast Their Ballots Tuesday In Primary Races
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“Everyone here knows that I’ve been a hardworking and effective congressman,” Engel said. “I’ve brought millions of dollars back to my district and back to New York, and the seniority system in the Congress, the longer you’ve been there, the more clout you have.” … [Read more...] about Democratic Congressional Primary Race Heats Up Between Eliot Engel, Jamaal Bowman
“To lose somebody of that seniority to the district is a blow that can’t be overcome by any junior candidate, no matter how talented,” said professor David Birdsell, dean of the Baruch College Marxe School of Public Affairs. … [Read more...] about Many Challengers Vie To Replace Retiring Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey
All of this comes as statues of U.S. founding fathers, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, have been vandalized by violent protesters throughout the country. While some pundits have described these protesters as part of a fringe movement, it is clear that their voices are growing louder, and have begun to have an impact on some of America’s most powerful leaders. … [Read more...] about These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America. What Changed?
“There was a real difficulty, again, recruiting and training poll workers because the pandemic. So much of the poll worker workforce is people who are COVID-vulnerable, so you’re see a lot of those experienced poll workers drop out,” Grossman said. … [Read more...] about NYCLU, Public Advocate Push Board Of Elections To Address Voting Issues Before November