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Gallagher wins surprise victory over Lentol in 50th A.D. Democratic primary

July 23 | Jaime DeJesus Brooklynreporter.com

In one of several stunning upsets during primary season, veteran Assemblymember Joe Lentol was defeated by activist Emily Gallagher in the Democratic primary in the 50th Assembly District. Lentol, who has held the seat for 46 years, conceded after all of the absentee ballots were all counted on Wednesday, July 22. “It’s decided: The voters […]

Brooklyn state senator tests positive for COVID-19

July 6 | Marina Villeneuve Associated Press

The leader of the state Senate says a New York City senator has tested positive for COVID-19. State Sen. Julia Salazar, who represents Bushwick, Cypress Hills, Greenpoint and Williamsburg, along with parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville and East New York, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Thursday news release released by Senate Majority Leader […]

Maria Aragona takes lead in Williamsburg, Greenpoint Civil Court judicial race

June 25 | Rob Abruzzese

While absentee ballots continue to be counted, Maria Aragona has taken a commanding 21.5 percent lead in the Democratic primary for judge of the Civil Court in the 3rd Municipal Court District over her opponent Stephen Burzio. The primary is not yet officially over, she is ahead 11,255 votes to 7,255, and people familiar with […]

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