Longtime incumbent, Assemblymember James Brennan, faces Yvette Velazquez Bennett next week.
Brennan, who recently withdrew from the race for city comptroller in 2009, is the former chairman of the Committee
Democrat Helene Weinstein, who has served in the State Assembly since 1980, faces Republican/Conservative challenger Alan Bellone next week.
Weinstein chairs the Assembly's judiciary committee and considers families and children
Northern Brooklyn will see a rematch between three-term incumbent State Sen. Martin Malave Dilan and Republican challenger Victor Guarino. The two faced off in 2006, and Malave-Dilan won overwhelmingly by
On primary day, Pedro Espada Jr. accomplished something incredibly unusual in New York politics: He defeated an incumbent member of the state legislature. The fact that that incumbent, Ephrain Gonzalez