0

Election 2016: Who really won?

Election 2016

The election is over, but what do the outcomes mean? Now that the Election 2016 cycle has ended, we take a moment to examine results and the true outcome and impact to Monroe.

0

Monroe Election 2016: Our suggestions.

Monroe elections

Our picks for the 2016 Monroe Election. Tuesday is right around the corner, so for those voting locally, these are our candidate selections for the Monroe Election along with your sample ballot.

0

Journal News Offers Lukewarm Brabenec Endorsement

Brabenec

Journal News Offers Brabenec Endorsement. Cites Brabenec/Wieder “choice…isn’t a great one”. In it’s recent candidate review for New York’s 98th State Assembly District, the Journal News of Rockland offers a lukewarm endorsement of first-term incumbent Karl Brabenec. It’s statement on the race, however, seems… Continue Reading

0

Karl Brabenec caught using Philly mayor’s picture.

Karl Brabenec

Karl Brabenec caught using Philadelphia mayor’s picture. The likeness provides surprising irony in a divisive campaign. In another stroke of what has become known as Brabenec-brilliance, NY State Assemblyman Karl Brabenec decided to channel the spirit of former Philadelphia Mayor… Continue Reading

0

Allegro abandons 98th State Assembly bid

Allegro

Allegro abandons 98th State Assembly bid Move Leaves a Two-Man Race Between Two KJ Supported Candidates Citing “voter apathy”, United Monroe candidate John Allegro abandoned his bid today to replace Karl Brabenec in the 98th State Assembly race.

0

The Wrap-Up: 98th State Assembly Primary Race

Monroe elections

The Wrap-Up: 98th State Assembly Primary Race Who Won, Who Lost, and How Did One Village Decide Your Election? The Primaries for the 98th State Assembly District are over. But what do the results tell us about the voting? The… Continue Reading

0

The ugly race for the 98th NY State Assembly District.

Brabenec

The ugly race for the 98th NY State Assembly District. Is there truly a winner or supportable candidate? It’s little wonder that Orange County voters are disenchanted with politics based on the ugly tone of the race for the 98th NY State… Continue Reading

0

Brabenec scoops United Monroe for 98th NYS Assembly.

United Monroe

Brabenec scoops United Monroe for NYS 98th Assembly. Move undercuts John Allegro’s third-party run. In a move bordering on opportunistic, incumbent Karl Brabenec submitted the required number of nominating petitions to claim the United Monroe line on November’s ballot for the… Continue Reading

2

Dov Hikind and the politics of bigotry and ignorance.

Dov Hikind

Dov Hikind and the politics of bigotry and ignorance. Is there anything Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind doesn’t hate? Or anyone? Is there a photo or press-opportunity he won’t let go to waste? Don’t answer that yet.

0

ICYMI Month in Review for Monroe (May)

#ICYMI: Month in Review

ICYMI Month in Review for Monroe (May) In case you missed it (ICYMI), and apparently a few did, a lot happened during the past month in Monroe. Let’s recap the madcap happenings that even we couldn’t even believe in this… Continue Reading

0

Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 2

Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 2 In Part One of this series, we discussed the impact of the bloc vote, the Hasidic community, and the emergence of third parties impacting the political process in Orange County. Nowhere… Continue Reading

0

Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 1

Election 2016

Winners, losers, and Hudson Valley political capital: Part 1 It was announced and confirmed on December 11th that the long contended race for New York’s 98th State Assembly District — a race pitting Democrat Elisa Tutini against Republican Karl Brabenec —… Continue Reading

0

2014 Elections: It’s lights out for Nan Hayworth

Monroe elections

2014 Elections: It’s lights out for Nan Hayworth The 2014 Election Cycle was interesting in watching the number of candidates who “hedged their bets” by catering to the voting blocs controlled by the Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel. The biggest… Continue Reading

0

The Orange County Board of Elections tapes.

Election 2016

The Orange County Board of Elections tapes. “It’s more THEIR civil rights than YOURS…” Over the past several weeks, the confusion over the stance of the Orange County Board of Elections (OCBOE) and its appointed commissioners has reached a frenzied crescendo.… Continue Reading