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Erik Dilan Defends 'Musical Chairs' With Rafael Espinal

Former Brooklyn Councilman and current Assembly candidate Erik Dilan yesterday defended his electoral two-step with his protégé, Councilman Rafael Espinal–who took Mr. Dilan’s old council seat in January, opening up the Assembly seat Mr. 379 more words

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Working Families Party Backs Challenger to Martin Dilan

The union-backed Working Families Party has endorsed Williamsburg activist Debbie Medina in her Democratic primary challenge to six-term Bushwick State Senator Martin Dilan, sources tell the  490 more words

Working Families Party

Former Councilman Erik Dilan Will Run for State Assembly: Sources

Erik Dilan, a former Brooklyn councilman, will run for a vacant assembly seat that overlaps with his old City Council district, according to two sources familiar with his thinking. 207 more words

Brooklyn

Nydia Velázquez Unfazed by Potential Challengers

Two years ago, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez fended off a furious challenge backed by then-Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez. 

This year, at least so far, her path to re-election appears to be clearer. 428 more words

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Ex-Councilman Erik Dilan Is Keeping His Options Open

A run for the Assembly? Another shot at Congress? The private sector? Something else?

Former Brooklyn Councilman Erik Dilan says he’s looking at all of the above. 439 more words

Congress

Nydia Velázquez Backs Challenger to Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez does not forget. And she does not forgive.

Accordingly, Ms. Velázquez is now hoping to unseat Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez, who endorsed Ms. Velázquez’s primary challenger last year. 221 more words

City Council

Rafael Espinal Announces City Council Campaign

Assemblyman Rafael Espinal is officially campaigning for the seat belonging to outgoing Councilman Erik Dilan, he told Politicker today. Combined with yesterday’s Council announcement by Assemblyman Micah Kellner and Joe Lhota’s mayoral campaign, indicators are piling up that the 2013 election cycle is fully underway, up an down the ballot. 188 more words

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