Kim Council, candidate for NYC Council District 37, protecting parts of Bushwick, East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Crown Heights and Cypress Hills, might be on VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas, Sunday Might 10, 2020 at 9am.
Council might be discussing her court docket victory towards the Democratic “machine” that was making an attempt to maintain her off the poll.
Council, together with Misba Abdin, Rick Echevarría and Sandy Nurse have been all disqualified from showing on the poll at an April 22 New York Metropolis Board of Elections listening to, after two Darma Diaz marketing campaign volunteers challenged the candidates’ petitions. In different phrases, the Darma Diaz marketing campaign, which is a part of the Democratic “machine”, was making an attempt to clear your entire slate, which might have allowed her to win the race uncontested. This was achieved on the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, which pressured all of the candidates to stop petitioning. It appears apparent that the considering was to get everybody else off the poll whereas petitioning and courts have been being shut down.
Nonetheless, Council stayed the course and won the court battle, and can now seem on the June 23 poll as a candidate for the Metropolis Council seat.
Watch this week’s present of VOICES of East New York with Nikki Lucas to see and listen to what Council has to say about her victory, the political course of and her imaginative and prescient for the district. Watch the present stay on the East New York News Facebook Page or on EastNewYork.com.
Watch previous episodes here.
— to eastnewyork.com