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In the 2020 Democratic primary, a little more than 16,000 people came out to vote for either George Diaz Jr. or Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz in the 81st assembly district race. In last Tuesday’s primary, which was a showdown between Jessica Altagracia Woolford and Dinowitz, there were around 9,000 voters. That was about a 60 percent decrease in turnout. more
Incumbent Jeffrey Dinowitz has defeated challenger Jessica Altagracia Woolford in the Democratic primary for his Assembly seat, according to unofficial New York elections board results. more
To the editor: Jeff Dinowitz, who has represented our community well for many years, is being challenged in the June 28 primary by Jessica Woolford. Although a new face for us, Ms. Woolford is not exactly a newcomer to politics, having been on the payrolls of a party committee, a mayor, a union and a U.S. Senator. more
To the editor: Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz recently sent a campaign mailer that listed several of his supposed accomplishments with large checkmarks to the left of each one. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz has served as the assemblyman in the northwest Bronx for just under 30 years. In that time, he has passed hundreds of bills, spearheaded the development of a new business district, repaired roads and brought in funding for new schools. Now he’s hoping voters will put their faith in him once more as he goes up against organizer Jessica Altagracia Woolford in the Democratic primary on Tuesday. more
With the Assembly primary less than two weeks away, the two candidates vying for the Democratic nominee each received an endorsement from area high-profile lawmakers. more
  Jessica Altagracia Woolford first contemplated a political run after seeing the day-to-day challenges her grandmother faced ever since she retired as a home health aide years … more
Congressman Ritchie Torres endorsed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Monday for re-election in the 81st Assembly district Democratic primary. The announcement comes soon after Dinowitz’ challenger, Jessica Woolford, received a high-profile endorsement of her own from state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, whose current district overlaps with much of Dinowitz’. more
A bill to reform New York’s sexual assault statutes failed to pass in the final days of the 2022 legislative session in Albany. more
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed a slate of candidates running for Assembly, including Jessica Altagracia Woolford, who hopes to defeat Jeffrey Dinowitz for his long-held seat representing Riverdale, Kingsbridge, and parts of Norwood and Wakefield. more
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