Our in-depth look at the 2018 primary between Ross Barkan and Andrew Gounardes. Where did the candidates perform well? What strategies worked? Find out!Read more
Yo angry Muppet, have you told the people you’re stealing from that you are losing by 46 points? State Senator […]Read more
At A Glance Democratic turnout in Bay Ridge was higher than average. Republican turnout was lower than expected in their […]Read more
Our last candidate interview of 2018 highlights Mathylde Frontus, running for the 46th Assembly District which includes all of southern Bay Ridge. Learn about Dr. Frontus’s academic background, nonprofit work, and leadership against gun violence in Brooklyn.
Meet the second candidate vying for the Democratic Primary in the 22nd, Andrew Gounardes! Check out Andrew’s life in public service, his reform ideas, and proposal for a major waterfront park restorations along the Narrows.
We’re turning our attention from Congress to our own State Senate. First up is Ross Barkan, who is seeking to win the Democratic primary and square off against longtime Republican incumbent Martin Golden. We’ll talk about Ross’s history as a journalist, growing up in Bay Ridge, and how he plans to fix corruption and dysfunction in Albany.
Meet Ahmed Mansour, a film-maker and native Gazan. He came to Bay Ridge last year to film a documentary on Palestinian City Council candidate Khader El-Yateem. We’ll talk with Ahmed about his life, his art, and the connections he sees between Bay Ridge and the Gaza Strip.
We end our Congressional Contenders series not with a candidate, but with you! We interview local residents and activists to get their perspective on the race, who they’re supporting, and why.
In our continuing Congressional Contenders series, longtime labor organizer Radhakrishna Mohan joins us in the studio. Listen in to how he intends to champion Staten Island’s union workers and act as their watchdog in congress.
Today we are welcoming Omar Vaid to the show. He’s one of our 2018 Congressional Contenders battling for the NY11 Democratic nomination. Listen in to how he intends to bring back manufacturing and union jobs to the district.