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Split in Jewish Satmar Community Helped Velazquez Win

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aaronites-300x224 Nydia Velazquez should thank the Aronite faction of Williamsburg’s vote-rich Satmar religious sect for fending off a strong challenge from Councilman Erik Dilan in yesterday’s primary, according to Velazquez supporters. The south Williamsburg Satmar Jewish community is split between two rival brothers, Zalman Teitelbaum and Aaron Teitelbaum — who control the community’s Zalmanite and Aronite factions. [&hellip
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City Councilman Erik Dilan Says He’s “Never Seen [Voting Go] So Slow”

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dilan-campaign-300x224 It has been a slow morning in Bushwick, but the inside of Vito Lopez’s democratic club on Wyckoff Avenue is bustling. Volunteers have been picking up signs and receiving the day’s instructions since just before the polls opened at six this morning. The electioneering routine is familiar but today presents a rare opportunity for the [&hellip
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OWS Congressional Candidate George Martinez Fails to File with FEC for TV Debates

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As the fight for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’s seat rages on before the June 26th democratic primary, three of the four candidates—Councilman Erik Martin Dilan, Velazquez and political newcomer Dan O’Connor—were slated to debate on NY1′s Inside City Hall last night. The debate was ultimately postponed, due to the unexpected death of Velazquez’s mother, but the [&hellip
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