Assemblyman Micah Kellner, still reeling from sexual harassment allegations, has not raised a single cent for his re-election bid since last summer.
Mr. Kellner raised nothing and spent $31,400 over the last six months, according to his latest state campaign finance filing. That leaves him with just $92.26 in his campaign account–a significant financial disadvantage against a slate of already better-funded rivals if he seeks another term representing the Upper East Side. Read More
The race for Micah Kellner’s Upper East Side assembly seat is already on track to becoming one of the most expensive contests in the state.
One candidate, Cory Evans, will file with $250,000 in his campaign account, Politicker reported earlier today. And it turns out that even that amount–relatively immense for an assembly race–will be overshadowed by the sum raised by a second candidate, business executive Gus Christensen, who will report a haul of nearly $400,000, according to a source close to him. Read More
Assemblyman Micah Kellner will have a fight on his hands if he wants to keep his Upper East Side seat.
Cory Evans, an adjunct professor at Baruch College and a former chess prodigy, will likely be joining the scrum of candidates challenging Mr. Kellner, a lawmaker reeling from sexual harassment allegations. Read More
Assemblyman Micah Kellner, battling sexual harassment allegations, appears to have a new opponent for his Upper East Side seat.
Business executive Gus Christensen said today he is “considering” a run for office and released a statement slamming Mr. Kellner. Sources say Mr. Christensen, who recently hired Red Horse Strategies to represent him, is likely to take the plunge. Read More
Assemblyman Micah Kellner has been publicly admonished and stripped of his committee chairmanship following an Assembly Ethics and Guidance Committee investigation into allegations that he’d sexually harassed a female staffer in 2009.
In a vague letter released this evening by Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver’s office, the committee said comments made by Mr. Kellner in both 2009 and 2011 “together with other conduct, created a hostile work environment” that violated the Assembly’s sexual harassment policy. Read More
In the wake of an unsuccessful–and controversial–City Council campaign, Assemblyman Micah Kellner could be facing brewing opposition for re-election in his own district next year. Read More
Assemblyman Micah Kellner, who lost the Democratic primary for an Upper East Side City Council seat but is continuing his campaign on the Working Families Party line, wants voters to know he is the “real Democrat” in the race. Read More
After losing the Democratic primary for City Council last month, Assemblyman Micah Kellner has filed paperwork indicating his intention to run in the general–this time on the Working Families Party line.
According to a certificate of active candidacy filed with the city’s Campaign Finance Board, Mr. Kellner has raised sufficient funds and has also entered into an agreement with a firm to produce mailers for the campaign. Read More