Keyword: Michael Heller
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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
Is Eric Dinowitz's seemingly cozy relationship with the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club politics as usual? Or is it, as one of his opponents in Tuesday's city council special election race claim, a violation of campaign finance law? more
As expected, Eric Dinowitz has earned the endorsement of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, picking up 117 of a possible 143 votes. more
Just a few weeks ago, all seven candidates looking to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council visited with members of the Ben Franklin Club — virtually — in the hopes to get that endorsement. But as of Monday, only one is left seeking it — the one many felt was going to get it anyway, thanks to his strong family connections. more
The community's most influential political club decided recently that endorsing a city council candidate was far more important than giving club members a say in who should lead them. Now most of the candidates who originally sought that endorsement have their own message: Thanks, but no thanks. more
In every single instance, the right of the people to choose their leaders was paramount to anything — and everything — else. Those are ideals that remain no matter what your political beliefs are, or what party you choose to affiliate yourself with. more
It didn’t take Michael Heller long to come up with plans not only to ensure the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club could vote on new leadership in January, but endorse someone for Andrew Cohen’s soon-to-be-open city council seat as well. more
Controversy surrounded last January’s officer election at the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club as hand-picked candidates were openly challenged for the first time in years. One of the region’s largest political clubs — deeply entwined with the Bronx Democratic Party — faced questions about fair elections and respecting healthy oppositions, as more people turned out to vote than have ever attended a club event. more
The headline of a recent editorial is based upon questionable estimates about the cost of a special election. more
State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi has sent a check to the Ben Franklin Club she says should be more than enough to remove her name from the sign. No, she didn’t lose her primary a couple weeks ago. She’s just officially parting ways with the club. more
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