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Redistricting Uncertainty Causes Southern BK’s City Council Candidates To Reconsider Campaigns

City Council analyst John Lisyanskiy officially threw his hat in the ring for Coney Island's 47th District on December 16 with an e-mail blast to supporters,...

Redistricting Uncertainty Causes Southern BK’s City Council Candidates To Reconsider Campaigns

City Council analyst John Lisyanskiy officially threw his hat in the ring for Coney Island's 47th District on December 16 with an e-mail blast to supporters,...

State Politicians Get Jiggy With Redistricting Proposal

Looking at political district maps for Brooklyn and the city, you might think you’re gazing at an elaborate jigsaw puzzle. Yet, the process seems...

Dems Hold Out Hope For Bob Turner’s Seat

With New York State set to lose two of its 29 congressional seats in the House of Representatives, the Democrats hope a Republican’s seat...

New Plan Creates Asian Majority District

A plan for newly drawn boundaries has created a 51% Asian state Assembly district made up of parts of Sunset Park, Dyker Heights and...

Asian Americans Continue Push For Their Own Assembly District

With the claim that the Asian vote in Western Brooklyn is too diluted, Asian-American civic groups continue to advocate for a majority Asian New...

Gerrymandering A Problem For Neighborhood Unity

An editorial in today's Brooklyn Paper features longtime community activist Lou Powsner lamenting Bensonhurst's lack of unified political representation in City Hall. The problem, Powsner...

Senator Kruger Seeks Redemption… Sort Of

It seems that State Senator Carl Kruger, who faces a long, hard legal slog as he battles corruption charges, has found his conscience -...

Redistricting: Brooklyn Style

The original post accidentally stated that there would be a hearing on redistricting at Borough Hall tomorrow at 10 a.m. The hearing was actually...

Tomorrow: Political Redistricting Hearing – Make Your Voice Heard!

Redistricting of political boundaries occurs every 10 years - following the results of the U.S. Census - but it's usually off the radar of...