Judge Rules Brooklyn Democratic Party Must Hold County Committee Meeting


On October 27th, Judge Edgar Walker ruled in favor of the County Committee members who recently sued the Brooklyn Democratic Party over a rule that violated state law by removing County Committee members’ ability to vote on Party rules and leadership. The Party now must hold a County Committee meeting virtually within 45 days. 

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District Leaders: Vote No on the Party's County Committee Meeting Proposal

On September 24, 2020, leadership of the Brooklyn Democratic Party issued a proposal to the Party’s District Leaders that would both delay the County Committee’s biannual organizational meeting and make it more difficult for County Committee members to cast their votes at future meetings. New Kings Democrats urges all District Leaders to vote down this proposal at the September 29 Executive Committee meeting.

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Why the Brooklyn Democratic Party’s Finances Raise Concerns


In July, the Brooklyn Democratic Party disclosed its spending and contributions for the first half of 2020. This data gives a sense of who and what the Party prioritizes and gives cause for concern: It shows that the Party puts its thumb on the scale in primaries, it relies on funding from special interests, it is in significant debt to former County Chair and District Leader Frank Seddio, and it continues to spend money on consultants whose purpose is unclear.

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