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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Consider These Three Ballot Proposals on Tuesday

On November 6, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to vote on three ballot initiatives (on the second page of your ballot!). These initiatives are proposed changes to New York City’s Charter, a document that outlines core powers and responsibilities for the city’s elected and appointed officials, departments, and agencies. They were developed through a Charter Revision Commission appointed by Mayor de Blasio to improve civic engagement in the city.

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