ONLY DAVID WEPRIN COULD SNATCH DEFEAT FROM THE JAWS OF VICTORY


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The September 13th special election to fill the Queens/Brooklyn 9th Congressional District seat vacated by former Congress member Anthony Weiner was reminiscent of David and Goliath. In this case, Republican/Conservative Party candidate Bob Turner was David, the underdog. He defeated Democrat/Independence/Working Families Party candidate David Weprin as Goliath, who started out as the overwhelming favorite […]

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HOW WILL DAVID WEPRIN PLAY WITH VOTERS OUTSIDE HIS LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT?


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

You can judge a candidates ability to win elections based upon past results. Take a trip down memory lane to consider former NYC Council Finance Committee Chairperson and current State Assemblymember David Weprin’s track record to see his electoral record. In June 2001, the Queens Democratic organization conveniently nominated outgoing Council member Sheldon Leffler’s chief […]

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David Weprin chosen to run for Weiner’s seat


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Assemblymember David Weprin will be the Democratic candidate in the race to fill Anthony Weiner’s former congressional seat. According to NY1, Democratic leaders tapped Weprin to run for the vacant seat in the Ninth Congressional district that covers parts of Queens and Brooklyn and will file the paperwork tomorrow. Weprin represents the 24th Assembly District […]

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David Weprin chosen to run for Weiner’s seat


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Assemblymember David Weprin will be the Democratic candidate in the race to fill Anthony Weiner’s former congressional seat. According to NY1, Democratic leaders tapped Weprin to run for the vacant seat in the Ninth Congressional district that covers parts of Queens and Brooklyn and will file the paperwork tomorrow. Weprin represents the 24th Assembly District […]

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David Weprin takes oath


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Assemblymember David I. Weprin may have been in office since January, but he took the oath of office once again recently – in front of his family and scores of Assembly colleagues, former City Council colleagues and neighborhood well wishers. Shown here, Weprin takes the oath of office from U.S. Senator Charles Schumer at the […]

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Candidate Profile: David Weprin


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Name: David Weprin Age: 53 Party Affiliation: Democrat, also running on the Independence and Working Families lines. Occupation: Former City Councilmember. “I’m an investment banker specializing in public finance and an attorney, though I haven’t practiced in a while.” Money raised thus far: “About $130,000.” Why did you decide to run for State Assembly? “After […]

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