District 17

Orthodox Jews Defy Conventions of Low-Income Voters

Throughout the U.S., lower-income voters tend to favor President Barack Obama’s re-election. But...

Aggregated Stories

Instant Insight: Final Presidential Debate

Reporters from QueensCampaign.com and BrooklynCampaign.com scour Twitter for the best nuggets of...

Aggregated Stories

Instant Insight: The Second Presidential Debate

Reporters from QueensCampaign.com and BrooklynCampaign.com scour Twitter for the best nuggets of...

Top Stories – District 17

  • Felder, Golden Victorious in Brooklyn

    Watch Simcha Felder’s victory speech.

    As Democratic President Barack Obama swept to a re-election victory Tuesday night, Brooklyn voters sent a Republican and a conservative Democrat to Albany to represent their newly drawn Senate districts.

    Posted on November 7, 2012 Comments Off on Felder, Golden Victorious in Brooklyn
  • Voters Resilient Post-Sandy Despite Polling Site Confusion

    The shadow of last week’s hurricane hung over Election Day in Brooklyn, as voters in areas hit hardest by the storm headed to the polls today.

    Posted on November 6, 2012 Comments Off on Voters Resilient Post-Sandy Despite Polling Site Confusion
  • Orthodox Jews Defy Conventions of Low-Income Voters

    Throughout the U.S., lower-income voters tend to favor President Barack Obama’s re-election. But in Brooklyn, one of the borough’s poorer neighborhoods is also one of those most likely to vote Tuesday for Republican Mitt Romney.

    Posted on November 3, 2012 Comments Off on Orthodox Jews Defy Conventions of Low-Income Voters

Top Stories – District 22

  • Gender wage gap debate rages on in the battle for District 22 Gender Wage Gap

    As the Nov. 6 election approaches, Sen. Golden and his Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes have squared off at recent events in Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge where community members had the opportunity to ask the two candidates about the issues that matter to them. On both occasions, Golden came under fire for his record on women’s issues—in particular, his record of addressing gender discrimination in the workplace.

    Posted on November 1, 2012 Comments Off on Gender wage gap debate rages on in the battle for District 22
  • Sen. Golden Comes Out Against Counterterrorism Surveillance of Mosques at Arab-American Candidate’s Forum

    State Sen. Martin Golden called spying on mosques “absolutely wrong” at a forum dominated by Arab and Muslim voters, a stark contrast to his earlier stance praising the NYPD’s counterterrorism efforts, which include infiltrating and eavesdropping on Muslim places of gathering and worship.

    Posted on October 11, 2012 Comments Off on Sen. Golden Comes Out Against Counterterrorism Surveillance of Mosques at Arab-American Candidate’s Forum
  • Gender, Guns, Education Dominate First Debate in State Senate Race

    Republican Sen. Marty Golden and Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes faced off in their first debate of the race at Saint Phillip’s Episcopal Church in Dyker Heights on Tuesday.

    Posted on October 9, 2012 Comments Off on Gender, Guns, Education Dominate First Debate in State Senate Race

Recent Blog Posts

  • #Sandy on Twitter: #BayRidge

    Residents of State Senate District 22 documented their experiences during and after Hurricane Sandy. During this crisis, State Sen. Marty Golden (R) and his challenger Andrew Gounardes (D) also used Twitter to provide outreach and updates to the community.

    Posted on October 31, 2012 Comments Off on #Sandy on Twitter: #BayRidge
  • Instant Insight: Final Presidential Debate

    Reporters from QueensCampaign.com and BrooklynCampaign.com scour Twitter for the best nuggets of news and analysis, so you don’t have to. Enjoy!

    Posted on October 22, 2012 Comments Off on Instant Insight: Final Presidential Debate
  • International Audiences Weigh In on Second Presidential Debate

    We bring you reactions from German, Greek, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish news outlets and Twitter users on the Second Presidential Debate.

    Posted on October 18, 2012 Comments Off on International Audiences Weigh In on Second Presidential Debate
  • News Roundup District 22: Oct 14 – 21

    Aguila Incorporated, a Bronx-based non-profit wants to open a 170-bed homeless shelter on a residential block of Carroll Gardens. It plans to offer single adults housing in a five-story building on West Ninth and Court streets to help less fortunate individuals find a better quality of life, but neighbors fear a cramped facility will encourage troubled […]

    Posted on October 17, 2012 Comments Off on News Roundup District 22: Oct 14 – 21
  • Instant Insight: The Second Presidential Debate

    Reporters from QueensCampaign.com and BrooklynCampaign.com scour Twitter for the best nuggets of news and analysis, so you don’t have to. Enjoy!

    Posted on October 17, 2012 Comments Off on Instant Insight: The Second Presidential Debate

Voter of the Day

  • Brandon Pao

    Name: Brandon Pao

    Neighborhood: Midwood

    Occupation: Building Consultant

    Posted on October 22, 2012 Comments Off on Brandon Pao