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Democrat David Weprin and Republican Bob Turner will face off in a special election Tuesday for control of the 9th Congressional District. Despite the district's heavily Democratic history, Weprin's tendency for political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could swing voters toward the G.O.P. AP/Mary Altaffer.
John Farley  |  September 17, 2011 1:42 PM | Comments
Political analysts have assigned a wide range of meaning to David Weprin's loss to Bob Turner in the special election for Anthony Wiener's seat. The truth may lie somewhere in the middle.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  September 16, 2011 10:40 AM | Comments
Not all of this week’s winners and losers were on the ballot on Tuesday. Here’s our weekly takeaway.
Republican Bob Turner, left, addressing supporters during an election night party. Turner's surprising defeat of Democrat David Weprin disrupted plans for the 9th Congressional District. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer.
Adam Lisberg for City Hall News  |  September 14, 2011 6:46 AM | 2 Comments
The Democratic Party faced tough questions after Republican Bob Turner beat out Democrat Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former seat.
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Gotham Gazette Staff  |  September 12, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  September 6, 2011 9:03 AM | Comments
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner. City Hall News reports.
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Andrew Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 29, 2011 8:41 AM | Comments
If talk show icon Jerry Springer still lived in his childhood home in Queens, he could vote for his former boss, Republican Bob Turner, in next month's special election. But he wouldn’t.
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Andrew Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 24, 2011 9:56 AM | Comments
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall's special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Chris Bragg for City Hall News  |  August 18, 2011 11:00 AM | 1 Comment
New York's first politician imperiled by voting for same-sex marriage isn’t an upstate Republican -- it’s a Democratic Assemblyman from New York City scrambling for support in a special election.
Assemblyman David Weprin (pictured) will run against Republican Bob Turner in Tuesday's special election for the 9th Congressional District. Recent political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could turn the historically Democratic district against Weprin. Flickr/azipaybarah.
City Hall News  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Updated: July 10, 2011 | Comments
Everything to be said about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
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