David Storobin

Write-In Voters Give Felder Conservative Ballot in 'Super Jewish' Race

10/04/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

Deputy City Comptroller Simcha Felder has won the Conservative Party ballot line in his bid for the 17th District "super Jewish" state Senate seat in Brooklyn, according to results certified Oct. 2 by the state Board of Elections.

Simcha Felder

In New Brooklyn District, A Clash Of Clout

With fewer Jewish voters, Orthodox and Russian-speakers battle to elect a Councilman.

10/29/2013
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A year after a City Council commission redrew the borders of some Council districts in Brooklyn, voters in the new 48th District will elect a representative for the first time on Tuesday.

Although redistricting reduced the number of Jewish voters in the 48th CD, all four candidates are Jewish. Image via Google Maps

After Brief Senate Career, Russian-Speaking Pol Aims For City Council

06/17/2013
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He served just 11 days in Albany, and spent much of his brief term as a state senator struggling to help constituents recover from Superstorm Sandy before falling victim to redistricting.

Now, David Storobin is jumping back into politics in a run for City Hall. Born in Belarus, the Republican prevailed in an extremely tight Brooklyn race last year to succeed imprisoned Sen. Carl Kruger -– after months of counting and unproven allegations of voter fraud. But Kruger’s district was split in five in last year’s reapportionment process.

David Storobin seeks a political comeback after defeat in race for super-Jewish Senate district.

Felder Wins ‘Super-Jewish’ Senate Seat

In newly drawn district, the conservative Democrat easily beats incumbent David Storobin.

11/07/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

Simcha Felder, a former City Council member, has won his second bid for the New York State Senate with a victory over Republican David Storobin.

Storobin was the only incumbent legislator on the ballot in New York to lose his seat.

Felder won 66.3 percent of the vote compared with 32.8 percent for Storobin.

Simcha Felder is a conservative Democrat. Photo courtesy NYC.gov

No Suprises In NY Primary Races; Felder Faces Storobin For Senate Seat

09/14/2012
Assistant Managing Editor

Established political figures carried the day in Thursday's primary election, which featured some contentious races in heavily Orthodox areas of Brooklyn.

Simcha Felder easily won the Democrat nomination for a newly created state Senate seat, the 17th district, with a critical mass of Orthodox Jews in Flatbush and Borough Park. Felder, a former Councilman and currently deputy comptroller of New York, won 83 percent of the vote against Abraham Tischler, a building managment consultant from Borough Park.

Fidler Concedes To Storobin, Ending Long Brooklyn Senate Race

A final count of votes in a race for state Senate in Brooklyn that began on March 20th put Republican David Storobin ahead of Democrat Lewis Fidler. The margin of victory appears to be only 16 votes, but the city's Board of Elections must still certify the results when it meets on Tuesday.

David Storobin

Judge Rules To Include Disputed Ballots In Race To Succeed Kruger

Seven weeks after Brooklyn voters took to the polls to elect a new state Senator, a State Supreme Court Judge on Tuesday ruled that 119 disputed ballots will be included in the tally.

Democrat Lewis Fidler and Republican David Storobin have been locked in an extremely tight race and Fidler’s campaign contended in a court challenge that a Strobin campaign worker improperly collected absentee ballots.

Judge Rules To Include Absentee Ballots In Brooklyn Senate Race

05/08/2012

Seven weeks after south Brooklyn voters took to the polls to elect a new state Senator, a State Supreme Court Judge on Tuesday ruled that 119 disputed ballots will be included in the tally.

Democrat Lewis Fidler and Republican David Storobin have been locked in an extremely tight race and Fidler’s campaign contended in a court challenge that a Strobin campaign worker improperly collected absentee ballots.

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