Saturday, April 27, 2013

David Storobin Files For Council Run; Remains Undecided On Run

Former State Senator David Storobin officially filed for term-limited Councilman Mike Nelson’s district today, setting the stage for what will likely be one of the few competitive general election race in heavily-Democratic New York City, Colin Campbell reports.

Asked by Politickerat a fund-raiser for socially conservative Democratic mayoral candidate Erick Salgado, where he was at in his decision-making process. Mr. Storobin claimed to be undecided.
“You catch me at a different hour, I have a different feeling,” he explained. “I don’t know what … I’m going to do.”

Friday, April 12, 2013

Theresa Scavo: The District Needs Me

Community Board 15 Chairperson Theresa Scavo has officially announced a bid in the 48th council district to replace term-limited City Councilman Michael Nelson this year, touting her lifetime residency in the neighborhood and her seven-year-long tenure as the Board’s chairperson, Ned Berke reports at Sheepshead Bites. 

Chaim Deutsch Officially Announces Candidacy By Email

Friday, March 22, 2013

American Association of Invalids & Veterans of World War Two, Announces Endorsement of Ari Kagan

In the race for the 48th Council District in southern Brooklyn, Leonid Rozenberg, President of The American Association of Invalids & Veterans of World War Two*, has endorsed Democratic District Leader Ari Kagan. The association represents over 2,000 veterans citywide who fought Nazis during World War II. 

Storobin Gets Early Conservative Nod For Council Race

The Kings County Conservative Party announced its support of former State Senator David Storobin for City Council in the 48th district. 

 “Anyone who had an opportunity to come to know State Senator Storobin knows that David has public service in his blood. He will make an excellent Councilman who will effectively handle the many large and small issues a Councilman confronts every day. The Conservative Party is pleased to once again endorse him for election," said County Chairman Kassar in a statement released. 

Chaim Deutsch Ready To Jump In Crowded Field of Ethnic Candidates

The head of Flatbush's Shomrim security patrol and Community Liaison for Councilman Mike Nelson, Chaim Deutsch seems like he’s finally ready to get his campaign off the ground, with his chances growing amid a crowded field of candidates. “Until now if someone asked if I am running the answer would be that I’m not sure — now the answer is that I am running,” Mr. Deutsch told Yochonon Donn in Hamodia at the beginning of the week.

Attorney Igor Oberman Seeks Opportunity in Big Fundraising Haul

In what seems to eventually become a heated race in Brooklyn, Igor Oberman, an attorney and president of the board of directors in a large housing complex in the district has already raised more than $85,000 in 3 weeks, according to reports by his campaign and first reported by Colin Campbell.

Oberman, who is seeking to hold the seat pf Mike Nelson as a Russian representative has amassed the sum through over 200 donors, 70 percent of whom came from within the district. “This is a game-changer,” spokesman Jonathan Yedin told Politicker. “Igor’s massive fundraising haul proves his message is resonating and voters are getting behind his campaign in a big way.”