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Wednesday Sep 10 | The Brooklyn Paper

Red Hook: Red Hook on the hook for another two years of incumbent

Incumbent Red Hook Assemblyman Felix Ortiz breezed to victory past his first serious challenger in years on Tuesday night in the primary. The 10-term incumbent Ortiz trounced opponent Ceasar Zuniga handily in the 51st District race despite Zuniga having the backing of an ascendant neighborhood councilman and the United Federation of Teachers.

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Wednesday Sep 10 | The Brooklyn Paper

BUSHWICK: Bushwick pol back in action, surrounded by allies

Machine Bushwick Assembly candidate Erik Dilan bested his challenger from the faltering left wing of Brooklyn liberal politics in Wednesday night's low-turnout primary election. Dilan took 1,903 of the votes to Kimberly Council's 1,277 in the 54th Assembly District race.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

54th Assembly District

It's establishment versus upstart in the race for Councilman Rafael Espinal's former Assembly seat, which has been vacant since he took his new job at the beginning of the year. One candidate in the Democratic primary is former Bushwick Councilman Erik Dilan, a longtime ally of disgraced party boss Vito Lopez.

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The Brooklyn Paper

52nd Assembly District

Weekend warrior: Peter Sikora of Parents for LICH fights for his right to Long Island College Hospital at the annual Atlantic Antic street festival. The contested seat currently belongs to Assemblywoman Joan Millman, who is retiring after 17 years in office to take a job at the Department for the Aging.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Long Island College Hospital, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Yvette Clarke, US Politics, Red Hook, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Williamsburg Co-Op Board Calls Critics of Election System 'Uninformed'

The board of a middle-income housing co-op shot back at critics who claimed members mismanaged the complex - calling them "uninformed" and "ineffective" former board members.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Affordable Co-Op Tenants Accuse Board of Mismanagement, Harassment

Poor management, harassment and questionable board election practices have plagued one of the city's biggest middle-income housing cooperatives for years, residents said - and now nearly 900 of them are petitioning to change it.

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