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Actually, I suppose it’s all quiet at all polls for now. We’ve stopped by about six today, and few reported more than 70 voters per electoral district. But that’ll be heating up as the evening draws near, and people head to the booths after work. Meanwhile, our woman in the field, Brooklyn Independent Television’s Natasha…

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The following post is published in partnership with B Civil, Brooklyn Independent Television’s online political portal. Polls opened at 6:00 a.m. today, and the first round of voters have already pulled the lever at their local voting site. Poll workers at the St. Mark School poll site (2602 East 19th Street) told Sheepshead Bites that…

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Well, I just got back from casting my vote in today’s primary election, and, as of 9:15 a.m., only five other people had voted at my polling station. Let’s pick it up, Sheepshead Bay! Let’s prove to New York City and New York State that our area has a voice and we will use it!…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: Some voters could care less — and others may be unaware — that there’s a primary election tomorrow for the seat being vacated by retiring 15-term Congressman Edolphus “Ed” Towns. (Check out our guide to the congressional primaries, with info on all the local districts, the incumbents, and the candidates for both the…

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Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, running to replace Congressman Ed Towns as the representative for the newly redrawn 8th Congressional District, visited the Manhattan Beach Community Group last week to introduce himself and discuss his stance on the issues expected to play a key role in this year’s election. Jeffries talked about Israel, the economy and restoring…

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Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz will face off against Ben Akselrod, a Russian-speaking Orthodox Jew, in a Democratic primary that may unseat the 12-year veteran of the Assembly. Rumors first surfaced of a potential Akselrod campaign in mid-April on Politicker, and last Friday he registered a campaign committee. He will officially announce his campaign this weekend at…