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Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright Remembers Political Icon, Basil Paterson

“Today I join all of Harlem, the state of New York and the nation, in mourning the passing of one of our proudest and most courageous icons, Basil Paterson. This profound loss is deeply felt by me, personally. I have … Continue reading

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2014 Civil Court Independent Judicial Screening Panel Report

The following were approved by the Independent Judicial Screening Panel for consideration for the one (1) New York County Civil Court vacancy: Louis Nock J. Machelle Sweeting Richard Tsai The Independent Judicial Screening Panel also recommends Arlene Bluth for re-election. A … Continue reading

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Please Join Chairman Keith L. T. Wright for a Cocktail Reception

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2014 New York City Civil Court Independent Screening Panel Report

On January 27th, 2014, the New York County Democratic Committee announced the formation of an Independent Screening Panel to report on candidates for the nomination of the Democratic Party for one (1) vacancy on the New York City Civil Court, … Continue reading

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‘A June primary is sensible’ – Written by Keith L.T Wright and Susan Lerner

In New York state, the primary election for state and local representatives is always held the second Tuesday of September, right after Labor Day and the start of the new school year. If you blink you could miss it, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Democrats, Today we commemorate the life and … Continue reading

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2014 Civil Court Independent Screening Panel

The New York County Democratic Committee has announced the formation of an Independent Screening Panel to report on candidates for nomination by the Democratic Party for one (1) New York County-wide Civil Court vacancy, which will be filled in the November … Continue reading

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Congrats to OUR New Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito!

I am pleased to congratulate my friend and local colleague, the new Speaker of the New York City Council, Melissa Mark-Viverito, on her historic win today. New York County has once again proven that it is at the forefront in … Continue reading

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PLEASE JOIN US for January 15, 2014 Cocktail Reception

County Leader Keith L. T. Wright invites you to a Cocktail Reception and Superbowl Kickoff! WHO: You & the Manhattan Democratic Party WHAT: A community event and great excuse to start of the year celebrating with fellow Democrats! WHEN: Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Letter to Mr. Joseph Lhota

October 25th, 2013 Mr. Joseph Lhota Joe Lhota for Mayor 51 East 42nd Street Suite 1502 New York, NY 10017 Re: Commercial Attacking de Blasio’s record on crime Dear Mr. Lhota, As an organization dedicated to enhancing the democratic process, … Continue reading

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