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What would you say to your elected representative if you could call them up right now? Until recently, this question was a moot point because most constituents didn’t have direct access to their representatives beyond maybe text-based social media. They would have to jump through a series of hoops before ever being able to get on the phone with their Assemblyman, council member, or even a mayoral frontrunner. more
The council chambers at City Hall were mostly empty when Eric Dinowitz and his immediate family were ushered inside on April 14. Standing with him were his wife Tamar, and his parents — Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Sylvia Gottlieb — as the former school teacher was sworn in to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council, promising to not only uphold the laws of the land, but to “faithfully discharge” the duties to which he had been elected. more
The Spuyten Duyvil non-profit executive director was on the verge of officially finished runner-up to now-Councilman Eric Dinowitz in a March 23 special election to replace Andrew Cohen. She was gearing up to take another crack at the seat for the June 22 primary until she received word the city’s elections board wasn’t going to allow her name on the ballot. more
After nearly three years of running, former teacher Eric Dinowitz will succeed Andrew Cohen on the city council. At least until the end of this year. more
Voters — at least the fewer than 10 percent who came out — have made their voices heard, but the special election to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council is far from over. And non-profit executive director Mino Lora remains optimistic about her chances of upsetting former schoolteacher Eric Dinowitz, who has a 17-point lead from early and live votes. more
They both took a major gamble stepping away from the recent city council special election to instead focus on the June Democratic primary, and now both Abigail Martin and Marcos Sierra hope it will pay off. more
It’s now Eric Dinowitz’s race to lose, although he’ll have to wait three weeks or so to find out if he’s going to be the area’s next city councilman. more
Most would say running in just one election is tough. Even at the local level, candidates need to raise and spend tens of thousands of dollars to get their message out to voters.  If it takes all of this to campaign in one election, then it’s not a stretch to say that running in another immediately after is an almost Herculean challenge. more
Early voting to decide who will fill out the final year of Andrew Cohen's time on the city council is set to begin March 13. And where you can cast your ballot is no longer a mystery now that the city's elections board has shared where early votes will be accepted. more
When Abigail Martin and Marcos Sierra decided to wait until the June primary, the March 23 special election race to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council quickly shrunk to just five candidates. more
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