Wednesday, August 27, 2014

52nd Assembly District Debate, Wednesday 9/3 @ 7pm

Assemblywoman Joan Millman is retiring from her seat at the helm of the 52nd district. Three candidates are vying for her seat in the upcoming September 9th primary. Considering attending the local debate put on by BRIC, with full details below. If you cannot attend in-person, check out the debate on Brooklyn’s Time Warner Cable 756, Verizon FiOS 46, Cablevision 70, or stream it online at


Brooklyn’s Community Media Network Adds A Third In Its Series of Brooklyn Political Debates

BRIC is pleased to announce that its Brooklyn Independent Media television initiative will broadcast a debate between Jo Anne Simon, Pete Sikora and Doug Biviano, candidates for the 52nd Assembly District. On Wednesday, September 3, at 7pm, BRIC will host the debate in the BRIC House Ballroom, the 240-seat performance space inside BRIC Arts | Media House (BRIC House), the organization’s new, 40,000-square-foot facility in Downtown Brooklyn.

The candidates are campaigning to represent the district spanning Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, DUMBO and part of Park Slope. Moderated by Erik Engquist, assistant managing editor of Crain’s NY Business, the debate will cover issues including affordable housing, education, healthcare, job creation and more.

52nd Assembly District: Simon vs. Sikora vs. Biviano is the third debate Brooklyn Independent Media is broadcasting this primary season. On Tuesday, August 19, the network hosted Erik Dilan and Kimberly Council, candidates for the 54th Assembly District. On Tuesday, August 12, the network hosted Rubain Dorancy and Jesse Hamilton, candidates for the 20th Senatorial District.

WHAT: 52nd Assembly District: Simon vs. Sikora vs. Biviano, a live debate broadcast on Brooklyn Independent Media
WHO: BRIC and Brooklyn Independent Media
Jo Anne Simon, candidate for the 52nd Assembly District
Pete Sikora, candidate for the 52nd Assembly District
Doug Biviano, candidate for the 52nd Assembly District
Erik Engquist, Crain’s NY Business, moderator
WHEN: Wednesday, September 3, 7 – 8pm.
WHERE: BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street, Downtown Brooklyn

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