Posts Tagged ‘Richard Aborn’

Race to the Run-off

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Just a handful of Democratic voters will likely choose the city’s next comptroller and public advocate, in what is expected to be a very low-turnout run-off on Sept. 29. On primary day, Sept. 15, only 11 percent of the city’s voters bothered to come out. The races for public advocate and comptroller were the nail-biters [&hellip
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Election Cheat Sheet

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During the past few months, these papers have provided ongoing coverage of the various candidates vying for office this fall, as well as overviews of the mayor’s race focused on a different topic each month. To help readers before they head to the polls on Sept. 15, we’ve created a simplified roundup for each candidate [&hellip
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Support for Aborn

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To the Editor: This fall, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strengthen our criminal justice system. That’s why I am supporting Richard Aborn for Manhattan district attorney on Sept. 15 (Primary Profiles, July 30). No one will be tougher than Richard Aborn in fighting violent crime. With decades of experience as a prosecutor, defense attorney, [&hellip
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Election Briefs

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SPLIT ENDORSEMENTS FROM MANHATTAN POLS—Three Manhattan elected officials have made split endorsements in the race for comptroller. Borough President Scott Stringer and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal threw their support to John Liu, a Council member from Queens. Liu has racked up most of his support from unions and the city’s black and Latino lawmakers. Stringer [&hellip
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NADLER BACKS ABORN FOR D.A.

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Rep. Jerrold Nadler will join fellow West Side elected officials and Democratic club members in endorsing Richard Aborn for Manhattan district attorney. In a race where candidates are trying to “out-progressive” one another, an endorsement from Nadler, the most liberal member of the city’s House delegation, is seen by many as a major stamp of [&hellip
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Nadler Backs Aborn in District Attorney’s Race

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Rep. Jerrold Nadler will join his fellow West Side elected officials and Democratic club members in endorsing Richard Aborn for Manhattan district attorney. In a race where candidates are trying to “out-progressive” one another, an endorsement from Nadler, the most liberal member of the city’s House delegation, is seen by many as a stamp of [&hellip
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The Next D.A.

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The Democratic hopefuls for Manhattan district attorney have similar policies on crime prevention, alternative sentencing and building community coalitions. And they are all alumni of the 89-year-old Robert Morgenthau’s office. But in the months before the September primary, each has highlighted a different background to illustrate why they are the right person to run the [&hellip
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