Diana Richardson was subject to a little tough love herself. In her teens, she dropped out of school. Her parents sent her away. Homeless, she found her way to Covenant House and found herself.
Dana Balter is, it turns out, an effective politician.
In 2018, Democrat Nate McMurray lost to the Republican incumbent Chris Collins by .3%, by 1,037 votes. That could give you hope.
Like many New Yorkers, Jackie Gordon is an immigrant. She was born in Jamaica. The West Indies not Queens. She was a single mom, has a son who still lives with her and a daughter who is a Captain in the US Air Force.
The impeachment of the President and related controversies are central to the standing of NY 21’s incumbent.
A black, ex-rapper with a Harvard law degree and a Rhodes Scholarship who won a Congressional seat in a white, upstate New York district.
A democratic process. Not bad at all.
I was a delegate to the Judicial Convention. We nominated Democratic candidates for the New York Supreme Court. Sounds grand. It was kind of grand. These are judges in New York’s trial court. Those elected preside in the trial courts for Manhattan – 1.5 million people here.
In 2018, New York City elected two new Members of Congress. Both from Outer Boroughs -- AOC and Max Rose.
Anthony Brndisi is a builder. As a member of the Utica School Board, he built new schools. As a state representative, he helped build a new hospital in Utica, helped create a nano technology center at SUNY Polytechnic, and fostered cyber security research and development elsewhere in his district.