Eric Ulrich Announces for State Senate [Video]

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Eric Ulrich (Photo: Facebook)

GOP Councilman Eric Ulrich announced his candidacy for a State Senate against incumbent Joe Addabbo this morning, putting a new seat in play that previously lacked a strong challenger.

“Today,  I am excited to announce that I will be a candidate for State Senate in District 15,” he said in a video posted on YouTube. “This was not an easy decision for me to make and I had every intention of running for reelection next fall. But the stakes are simply too high. While I’ve been able to accomplish many great things at the local level, I believe I can accomplish even more.” Continue reading “Eric Ulrich Announces for State Senate [Video]”

Reports: Democratic Holdouts Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

Shirley Huntley, Joe Addabbo and Carl Kruger are all set to support same-sex marriage, according to Capital Tonight and the New York Times.

That gives advocates 29 Democratic votes (Democratic State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr., a Pentecostal minister, is not expected to drop his opposition).

So far, no Republican has come out in support of the bill, but a handful of “undecided” GOP members are thought to be possible converts, including Jim Alesi, Greg Ball, Mark Grisanti and Andrew Lanza.