The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s first ever virtual full membership meeting went off the rails Wednesday, with party bigs miscounting votes and members pushing them for more transparency during a wild 13-hour Zoom call.
“We are the laughing stock of this entire city,” said Bushwick Assemblywoman Maritza Davila toward the latter half of the triple-marathon meeting. “We wasted a whole nine hours — whole nine hours — I went to the Bronx and came back and we are still dealing with the same stuff.”
The inaugural digital gathering of the borough party — officially known as the Kings County Democratic County Committee — fell apart after a tabulation error during a vote on renewing party rules, which counted more votes than there are members in the party in total.
Brooklyn Democratic Party chair Carlo Scissura presiding over the organization’s lengthy meeting that spanned 13 hours from Dec. 16-17. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City
The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s first ever virtual full membership meeting went off the […]