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More than 30 residents whispered under their breath with agitation, glaring at the Police Athletic League representative at the front of the room. No butter
Defeating an incumbent in New York's State Senate is always something of a long shot, particularly when the incumbent has held the seat for decades. Many of the city's state
Democratic State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery faces Republican Sandra Palacios-Serrano in northern and central Brooklyn.
In 2006, Montgomery trounced another challenger by a margin of 20-to-1. She was the major sponsor of
John Sampson, who was elected to the State Senate in 1996, faces Godfrey Jelks, a former candidate for state Assembly in 2006.
Sampson was born and raised in Brooklyn and is
Democratic State Sen. Eric Adams will defends his Brooklyn-based seat against Republican challenger Stephen Christopher.
Adams, who was first overwhelmingly elected in 2006, is a former New York City police officer
When Daniel Squadron unseated 30-year incumbent Martin Connor in the Democratic primary for the 25th district State Senate seat, it looked like he had vanquished his opposition. But another contender
Longtime incumbent Carl Kruger will face Vyacheslav Patrin next week. Kruger joined the State Senate in 1994, and became the first democratic and minority member to chair a committee -
Democratic Sen.Tom Duane faces a Republican challenger in his State Senate race this year. Debra Leible will appear on the ballot as the Republican candidate. Duane was first elected in
In its most divisive vote in recent memory, the City Council approved an extension of term limits clearing the way for two-thirds of its members, four borough presidents, the comptroller,
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