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.
The American Jewish Comittee released suvery results that indicate a split among Jewish denominations regarding the presidential candidates. Orthodox Jews favor Mitt Romney while most other denominations surveyed favor Obama. Councilman David Greenfield is opposed to creating a “Super Jewish” City Council district encompassing all of Borough Park, the Yeshiva World News reports. He says Read more »
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Democrat Simcha Felder and Republican David Storobin are still awaiting official word from the Board of Elections on who won last week’s Conservative Primary for state senate in Brooklyn’s newly created “super-Jewish” district. Felder ran as a write-in against Storobin and appears to be in the lead as absentee ballots are counted. According to Yeshiva World News, the Felder campaign claims to have at least 121 votes to Storobin’s 91…