Stop-and-Frisk Down, Safety Up: NYCLU

Stop-and-frisk incidents have fallen dramatically while crime in New Stop & FriskYork City remains at record lows, according to data analysis released by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).

NYC Primary: Dem Mayor candidate will be William Thompson

(excerpt from) The Democrat Herald New York City Comptroller William Thompson Jr. has cruised to victory in the Democratic mayoral primary and will face billionaire incumbent Mayor Michael Bloomberg. With 62 percent of precincts reporting, Thompson had about 69 percent of the vote. City Councilman Tony Avella of Queens had 22 percent… Primary for Public […]

Info on the NYC primaries: Tues. Sept 15, 2009

Update: William Thompson wins NYC Democratic primary for Mayor. Public Advocate race between de Blasio and Mark Green will probably result in a runoff primary needed. See links at bottom. The main web page for the New York City Board of Elections, with voter information, is: here. The Poll site locater at the NYC BOE, […]

Working Families Party private corporation skirts NYC Campaign Finance Laws

Six Council Campaigns, de Blasio Campaign, Discovered Using Working Families Staff, Resources In Test Of City Finance Limits Inner workings of secretive WFP for-profit company and multiple candidates’ operations revealed A complicated web of coordinated activities, shared resources and staff, and quiet money transfers between the Working Families Party, a secretive private company called Data […]