Kevin Peter Carroll Calls Foul on NY1

Network Says TV Set Cannot Accommodate Five Candidates

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the New York City Council, today is calling foul on NY1 for refusing to host a debate for the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 43rd Council seat because they do not have enough room for all of the candidates on their television set.

On Friday, August 18, NY1, on its program, Road to City Hall, hosted a debate of the four candidates seeking the Republican Party’s nomination. Spurred by …

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Councilman Rafael Espinal at Campaign Office Opening

Councilman Rafael Espinal (D-Bushwick) speaking at my campaign office ribbon cutting, telling a story about how I stayed out until the wee hours of the morning to make sure a mailing went out for his assembly race.

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Speaking to the Stonewall Democrats of NYC

Watch me pitch my candidacy to the Stonewall Democrats of New York City, the largest LGBT Democratic organization in New York City.

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Kevin Peter Carroll Outraged by Anti-SAFE Act Bill

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the 43rd City Council District, today expressed outrage at Republican Congressman Chris Collins’ proposed bill, the Second Amendment Guarantee Act. Should the bill become law, no state nor municipality will be able to impose any gun control laws which are stricter than federal law.

“This bill is beyond outrageous,” said Kevin Peter Carroll. “Not only will it destroy the SAFE Act but it will disseminate the strict anti-gun laws that have helped crime continue to drop here in New …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Receives $95K in Matching Funds from CFB

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the 43rd City Council District, announced today that the Campaign Finance Board has awarded his campaign $95,095 in its first round of disbursements, which is the largest amount of public matching funds any council campaign in New York City is receiving at this time.

“The public matching program offered to candidates has a simple goal: to prioritize communicating with voters over wealthy interests. When you follow the rules and your campaign finances are completely transparent, you are rewarded,” said …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Endorsed by 504 and Stonewall Democratic Clubs

Kevin Peter Carroll Endorsed by 504 and Stonewall Democratic Clubs

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the 43rd City Council District, is pleased to announce that he received the endorsement of both the 504 Democratic Club and the Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City.

The 504 Democratic Club is a NYC-based coalition of Democrats working towards inclusion of people with disabilities in the political and social fabric of society.

The Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City was founded in 1986 as the first and only citywide LGBT Democratic organization in New York City; …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Announces Endorsements

Local Leaders Across Brooklyn See Carroll Most Qualified to be City Councilmember

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the New York City Council for the 43rd District, today, released a list of elected officials and groups who are supporting his candidacy. They range from community and elected leaders to unions to national organizations.

The City Council members looking forward to having Carroll join them among their ranks are  Rafael Espinal and Stephen Levin. Assemblymembers Robert Carroll, Maritza Davila, and Erik M. Dilan are looking forward …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Submits 2.3K Signatures

More than 5x Requisite Number to Get on Ballot Given to BOE

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the 43rd City Council District, today submitted over 2,300 petition signatures to the New York City Board of Elections – more than five times the required number of 450 – in order to ensure his place on the September 12th Democratic Primary ballot.

“I am both thrilled and humbled by the number of people who are supporting my candidacy and signed my ballot petitions,” said Kevin Peter …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Praises Cuomo for Refusing to Hand Over Voter Data

Brooklyn, New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for the New York City Council for the 43rd District, today, praised Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for refusing yesterday to turn over voter data to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

The commission, created to investigate claims of voter fraud and intimidation, has asked for voter data, dating back to 2006, from all 50 states and the District of Columbia containing every voter’s full name, date of birth, party affiliation, voter history, and the last four digits of …

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Kevin Peter Carroll Against Holding A Con-Con

Brooklyn New York: Kevin Peter Carroll, candidate for New York City Council for the 43rd District is saying “No” on holding a Constitutional Convention.

A state Constitutional Convention, or “Con-Con,” is a conference of state delegates who convene to rewrite the New York State Constitution.

“A Constitutional Convention could be a complete disaster for New York State. I understand the anger and frustration at government, and the flaws in how our state is run, but the ramifications of a constitutional convention could leave a permanently altered political …

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