Vito Lopez may have left the State Assembly last month in the wake of bombshell sexual harassment allegations, but an electoral war for his former district is still heating up. According to sources, Maritza Davila, Mr. Lopez’s co-district leader who nearly unseated Councilwoman Diana Reyna four years ago, will run for his old job. Read More
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It’s now certain that Assemblyman Vito Lopez will not be sitting atop of the Kings County Democratic Party in the future, so now the question becomes who replaces him.
The speculation has traveled around between various potential candidates with varying degrees of probability. While it’s impossible to discount other contenders, especially as there may be a big push for a female or minority candidate to replace Mr. Lopez, the early frontrunner seems to be Frank Seddio who has been calling around securing support for the bid. Read More
Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the leader of Brooklyn’s Democratic Party, is fighting for his political life after the State Assembly censured him last Friday, the consequence of a concluded investigation that determined Mr. Lopez had sexually harassed two young staffers.
Many political insiders have written off Mr. Lopez’s potential to remain atop of his chairmanship of the county’s Democratic organization, but with district leaders set to meet in the near future to decide on his rule, Mr. Lopez sent out a press release this evening declaring his innocence: Read More