“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue representing the people of western Queens and thank them for their votes. This year’s general election was historic with the reelection of our president and the State Senate Democrats retaking the majority, reflecting citizens’ call for their government to uphold our progressive values. There is still a lot of work to do, and I look forward to continuing our work together to improve our community and ensure our voices are heard in Albany.” – Senator Michael Gianaris (D-12)
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Nov 08 2012
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Nov 29 2011
How does the Democratic party perpetuate its own power? Through manipulating the court system, according to the NY Times.
The Queens county surrogate court is a bastion of power hungry party loyalists. They are the batteries that makes the machine function.
Operatives and future candidates stay in the loop by towing the party line.
Luckily, a few brave souls that are not afraid to speak out against a good ol’ boy system where loyalty is measured by submission.
Read the scathing NY Times article for the full scoop.
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