Q&A with a DL Candidate: Emily Gallagher

At our November General Meeting, we were lucky to hear from fantastic District Leader (DL) electeds and former candidates -- thank you to Olanike Alabi (AD 57), Lori Citron Knipel (AD 44), Nick Rizzo (AD 50), and Genesis Aquino (AD 51).

As we're all learning more about what makes a great DL and how they can advocate on behalf of their communities, check out this Q&A with former DL candidate in AD 50 in North Brooklyn Emily Gallagher. Thanks, Emily!

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Upcoming committee meetings

The midterms may be over, but so much work has only just begun. Join NKD at any (or all!) of our upcoming committee meetings:

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The work to reform the Board of Elections starts today

We did it. We flipped the New York State Senate blue, and Democrats took back the U.S. House of Representatives. Brooklyn Democrats – alongside independent and even Republican voters – did their part by showing up in droves to vote for Andrew Gounardes for New York State Senate and Max Rose for Congress. In fact, approximately 44% of active, registered Democrats voted in Kings County yesterday. But our thrill over high voter turnout and the election’s outcomes is matched by our frustration with the New York City Board of Elections.

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