Jabari endorsed by Our Revolution + NYCHA problems

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Electoral News

  • DSA-endorsee Jabari Brisport has been endorsed by Our Revolution in his campaign against incumbent Laurie Cumbo in District 35 (Crown Heights).
  • After failing to win the Democratic primary, former Cumbo chief of staff Brian Cunningham is running again in the general election in District 40 (Flatbush), this time on the Reform Party line.
  • Yoni Hikind, who is running on his own newly created “Our Neighborhood” party line in the fascinating District 44 (Borough Park) race to replace the seat vacated by David Greenfield, has received significant support from leaders in the area’s Russian-American community.
  • Anonymous operatives are pushing Mayor de Blasio to primary Governor Cuomo in the 2018 governor’s race, citing astounding statistics that show de Blasio’s vote count, in this month’s low-turnout citywide mayoral primary, nearly matched Cuomo’s vote count in 2014’s low-turnout statewide gubernatorial primary against Zephyr Teachout.
  • After staying out of the primary, Cuomo reluctantly endorsed de Blasio for reelection in November’s general election.
  • Brooklyn nominated only women and no men for the six available judicial seats.

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