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Reports of voter fraud in hasidic Williamsburg

Posted on 11 September 2013 by Community Voice NY

With New York City voters’ rejection yesterday of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, Jews had reason to hope that this season of political scandals was drawing to a close – no such luck. By Talia LavinSeptember 11, 2013 11:23am The New York City Board of Elections reports a pattern of voter fraud in the hasidic community of Williamsburg. At the I.S. 171 voting booth, BOE poll watchers noticed that multiple young hasidic men were attempting to vote under other names, using signatures . >>> READ MORE ...

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Ignorance and Obliviousness

Posted on 01 September 2013 by Community Voice NY

The Political Pull of New York’s Ultra-Orthodox New York City’s mayoral election is approaching, and as the race heats up, more attention is being paid to the increasing political influence of the ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish sects of Brooklyn. Like their counterparts in Israel, New York’s Hasidim have rebounded from the decimation of World War II. They were nearly wiped out by the Nazi genocide, but their numbers have swelled in the generations since, due to religious and cultural teach . >>> READ MORE ...

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Bill de Blasio Surges Ahead of the Democrat Pack in NY Mayoral Primary

Posted on 28 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

De Blasio Close to 40% in New York Mayoral Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Quinn, Thompson in Battle for Second Place Quinnipiac_University_Poll . >>> READ MORE ...

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De Blasio, Quinn Neck-and-Neck

Posted on 16 August 2013 by Community Voice NY

Poll Shows the Public Advocate Surging in Race for Mayor By: MICHAEL HOWARD SAUL New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has the momentum in the race for the Democratic nomination, climbing his way into a tie with rival Christine Quinn as she scrambles to keep her support before Primary Day, a new Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist survey showed Thursday. Mr. de Blasio, the city’s public advocate, and Ms. Quinn, speaker of the City Council, are tied for first place . >>> READ MORE ...

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July 29, 2013 – Weiner Should Drop Out, NYC Likely Dem Voters Tell Quinnipiac University Poll; Quinn Leads, With De Blasio, Thompson Tied For Second

Posted on 30 July 2013 by Community Voice NY

Quinnipiac University Poll Congressman Anthony Weiner drops to fourth place among likely Democratic primary voters in the race for New York City mayor as these likely voters say 53 – 40 percent he should drop out, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. There is almost no gender gap, but a wide racial gap on this question: Women say 54 – 42 percent that Weiner should drop out, compared to men at 52 – 37 percent. But black voters say 53 – 42 . >>> READ MORE ...

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Weiner Admits Explicit Texting After House Exit

Posted on 24 July 2013 by Community Voice NY

   July 23, 2013 By DAVID W. CHEN and JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ   Anthony D. Weiner’s improbable campaign for mayor was engulfed on Tuesday by a new scandal involving explicit online messages, imperiling his political resurrection two years after he resigned from Congress over similar behavior. Mr. Weiner, appearing solemn and a bit worn as he faced more than 100 journalists at a hastily arranged news conference, acknowledged that his habit of sending sexual images and text messages . >>> READ MORE ...

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Pandering to the Black voters in the City of NY

Posted on 14 July 2013 by Community Voice NY

EDITORIAL Late last night the jury returned their verdict in the Florida George Zimmerman case, “Not Guilty”. There was immediate reaction from some of the NYC Mayoral contenders running in the Dem Primary Trayvon Martin was killed because he was black. There was no justice done today in Florida. — Thompson2013 (@BillThompsonNYC) July 14, 2013   #NoJusticeForTrayvon, no peace in our hearts. Thoughts and prayers for The Martin Family. — John C. Liu (@JohnLiu2013) July 14, . >>> READ MORE ...

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AP source: Ex-Gov. Spitzer eying NYC comptroller

Posted on 08 July 2013 by Community Voice NY

Updated July 7, 2013, 9:08 p.m. ET Associated PressALBANY, N.Y. — A person close to former Gov. Eliot Spitzer says he is planning a return to political life with a run for New York City comptroller. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Spitzer was only speaking to The New York Times. Spitzer, a Democrat, stepped down from the governor’s office in 2008 over a prostitution scandal. Spitzer has spoken in the past about the potential for the comptroller’s job t . >>> READ MORE ...

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Candidates Strut Their Stuff at Post-DOMA Pride Parade

Posted on 01 July 2013 by Community Voice NY

Dancing after DOMA By Gideon Resnick 6/30 6:45pm   Days after the dismantlement of the Defense of Marriage Act in a landmark Supreme Court ruling, the celebration is still going strong in the streets of New York City. Thousands of people flooded Fifth Avenue this afternoon, decked out in every imaginable shade, waving rainbow flags in varying amounts of clothing for the city’s annual gay pride parade. Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case which ultimately led to the dismantl . >>> READ MORE ...

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NYC Teachers’ Union Endorses Thompson For Mayor

Posted on 20 June 2013 by Community Voice NY

Published on: June 19th, 2013 at 09:35 PM By: AP   New York – New York City’s massive teachers’ union backed former City Comptroller William Thompson for mayor Wednesday, giving a sizeable campaign boost to a onetime school board chief who made an unexpectedly strong showing in the last mayoral race.   Delivering Thompson a highly sought-after endorsement among New York Democrats, United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew said New Yorkers “need . >>> READ MORE ...

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Weiner’s Record in House: Intensity, Publicity and Limited Results

Posted on 13 June 2013 by Community Voice NY

N.Y. / Region By DAVID M. HALBFINGER and DAVID W. CHEN June 12, 2013 When President Obama needed every Democrat in Congress to back his health care plan in 2009, Representative Anthony D. Weiner threatened behind the scenes to torpedo the package in favor of a more sweeping measure. He backed off after he was promised a bigger share of the spotlight during the highly watched debate. The previous year, when advocates of immigration reform invited Mr. Weiner to a round-table discussion . >>> READ MORE ...

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YWN Straw Poll Of Orthodox Jewish Voters At The FJCC Mayoral Forum

Posted on 05 June 2013 by Community Voice NY

Salgado in first place   It’s only a straw poll, so don’t give too much thought to the results. However, based on the response to our questionnaire by a diverse group of ages and gender, the results of our straw poll, conducted Tuesday night after the FJCC mayoral forum, reflect the overall public opinion polls. There’s one exception though. Christine Quinn, who didn’t hide the fact that she’s from the LGBT community, switched places with Erick Salgado. Mr. Salgado, whose Orthodox . >>> READ MORE ...

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New York, NY – Anthony Weiner At 2nd Place In Democratic Mayoral Poll

Posted on 17 April 2013 by Community Voice NY

Anthony Weiner finishes second in mayoral race, says Marist NBC poll If the primary election occurred today, Weiner comes in behind City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who earned 26% of the vote while Weiner beat other challengers with 15%. By Tina Moore / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 10:28 PM Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 11:30 PM Tracy, John, Freelance/Tracy, John, FreelanceAnthony Weiner would come in second the Christine Quin . >>> READ MORE ...

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