Where To Now, Yassky and de Blasio?


So now that the City Council has voted to extend term limits, what does that mean for Brownstone Brooklyn? Assuming Marty decides to re-up for Borough President, Councilman Bill de Blasio will have to seriously rethink whether he wants to go up against the man who's come to personify Brooklyn or ride out another term representing Brooklyn's 39th District. And, over in the 33rd District, will Councilman David Yassky pull the plug on his bid for Comptroller? (Council member Letitia James is technically still in her first term and was always going to run again for her seat.) On the Atlantic Yards Report, Norman Oder thinks both will "seek a relatively safe (because of the power of incumbency) third term rather than pursue a more competitive citywide office." What do you think?
Council Backs Bloomberg Bid to Run Again [NY Times]
The Future of Term Limits Is in Court [NY Times]
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