Ben Akselrod May Challenge Steve Cymbrowitz in The Democratic Primary

ben akselrod Ben Akselrod May Challenge Steve Cymbrowitz in The Democratic Primary
Ben Akselrod, left, standing with the Met Council's Willie Rapfogel (photo: metcouncil.org)

Democratic Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz may face a primary challenge from Ben Akselrod, multiple tipsters told The Politicker. Mr. Akselrod, they indicated, might even earn the support of Brooklyn Democratic leader Vito Lopez in his endeavor.

Mr. Akselrod, a politically active local who’s been involved in multiple Jewish community organizations, could have additional appeal in the district’s large Russian-speaking population that is growing into a powerful political force in southeastern Brooklyn.

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