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Campaign Roundup: Cuomo Says He’ll Back Dems and Reps on Case-By-Case Bases

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. State Senate Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’ll back both Democrats and Republicans on a case-by-case basis. Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel re-affirmed his support for Guillermo Linares’ Senate bid. Julie Menin has already maxed out on fundraising for the Manhattan BP race. Brooklyn Simcha Felder is in talks with a top GOP operative about managing Felder’s [&hellip
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John Haggerty, Convicted of Stealing $750k from Bloomberg, Turns Up at the BOE

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Via the Daily News. A source at the New York City Board of Elections tells us that none other than John Haggerty showed up this afternoon on behalf of Republican Queens Councilman Eric Ulrich’s Senate campaign. According to the source, Haggerty, donning a baseball cap as he entered the BOE, showed up to submit petition signatures — though Ulrich’s [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Espaillat Reportedly Prepared to Concede to Rangel

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espaillat Manhattan Adriano Espaillat is reportedly preparing to conceded to Charlie Rangel and will run instead for state Senate re-election. Certification of Rangel’s win will likely come on Tuesday. Brooklyn Marty Golden was called a “sexist pig” on CNN for wanting to hold his now-cancelled feminine etiquette event. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has a primary opponent. [&hellip
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Russian Language Ballots Cost NYC $6 Million

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A ballot in Russian. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. At a Board of Elections Commissioners’ Meeting Tuesday that was overshadowed by the Rangel/Espaillat congressional primary, commissioners couldn’t decide whether or not to support a costly bill passed by the state Legislature this session that requires ballots to be printed in Russian. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s counsel had written to the BOE seeking its advice and [&hellip
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At Board of Elections, a Reluctance to Assume Blame for Vote Count Problems

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Voting Booth New York City Board of Elections Commissioners are blaming Albany for what went wrong with the city’s primary elections on June 26th, citing lawmakers’ failure to pass a bill changing the vote-tally process during this year’s session. “One of the things we’ve pushed for at the BOE is to figure out a brand new way [&hellip
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Espaillat Attorney Could Pave Way For Another Primary Election Against Rangel

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Reporters swarm Espaillat campaign spokesman Ibrahim Khan outside Manhattan Supreme Court At a hearing in State Supreme Court in lower Manhattan today, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s counsel Martin Connor announced the campaign’s intention to file a petition that could potentially pave the way for a do-over of last week’s Congressional primary election. Espaillat lost to Rep. Charlie Rangel by what was initially reported as several thousand votes, [&hellip
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