Thursday, 2 October 2014

Tim Wu, John Liu Rejoin Academia After Primary Defeats

Tim Wu, John Liu Rejoin Academia After Primary Defeats

Two Asian-American politicians who were defeated in the September 9 Democratic primary are rejoining academia, reports World Journal. ...

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Bronx Council Member Defeated After Anti-Gay Video

Bronx Council Member Defeated After Anti-Gay Video

Losing in the primaries to incumbent Gustavo Rivera for a Bronx State Senate seat, Fernando Cabrera had released a video generously praising the Ugandan government, reports Gay Ci ...

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Tim Wu Shares Views with World Journal

Tim Wu Shares Views with World Journal

Lieutenant governor hopeful Tim Wu expressed his views on a number of topics of interest to the Chinese community at World Journal's editorial offices. ...

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Polling Site Changes Raise Hackles

Polling Site Changes Raise Hackles

After the Board of Elections changed several voting sites before the September 9 primary elections, Adriano Espaillat and other local politicians raise the specter of voter suppre ...

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Closest City Council Race Has a Winner

Closest City Council Race Has a Winner

Gotham Gazette reports that 17 days after the primary elections and following a paper ballot recount, there's a winner in the City Council Democratic primary for Bedford-Stuyvesan ...

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Still Counting in Closest City Council Race

Still Counting in Closest City Council Race

The Democratic primary race for the City Council seat in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights could drag into October, reports the Amsterdam News. As a recount starts and amidst allegations ...

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Voting Relics, Other Issues Need Fixing

Voting Relics, Other Issues Need Fixing

Following reports of broken voting machines on primary day, community newspapers joined the chorus of voices asking the Board of Elections to fix the issue. Problems because of la ...

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Deputy Mayor Liu? Chinese Media Dissects Defeat

Deputy Mayor Liu? Chinese Media Dissects Defeat

Papers analyze the forces that contributed to John Liu's loss and suggest employment options for his future. ...

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Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

History was made and various lawbreakers were shown the door, including the once-powerful Vito Lopez. ...

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Orthodox Jews Split on Mayoral Candidates

Orthodox Jews Split on Mayoral Candidates

Orthodox Jewish issues are getting more attention but the Brooklyn community is split over who to support. ...

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New District Maps Show Disparities In Voter Eligibility

New District Maps Show Disparities In Voter Eligibility

Interactive maps from CUNY's Center for Urban Research breakdown the gaps between the total population and the number eligible to vote by legislative district. In some cases, area ...

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