Lobbying Insider Episode 106:
Talking Politics – Keith Wright’s NYS Insights
In this episode Host Zack Fink speaks with Keith Wright, current Chair of the Manhattan Democratic Party and Director for Strategic Planning at Davidoff Hutcher and Citron. Keith has been around politics his entire life and continues to live in Harlem where he was born and raised. He also represented his community in the New York State Assembly for more than two decades.
In this episode, Zack and Keith discuss the power of incumbency in politics, and the need to build and maintain relationships. And take a closer look at two upcoming Congressional elections; the first is the special election this February in the Third Congressional District which covers parts of Nassau County and Queens. This contest is to fill unexpired term of Republican George Santos who was expelled from Congress by his colleagues over fraud allegations. And the second covers the red hot primary in the 16th Congressional District, which includes parts of Westchester and the Bronx, between incumbent Jamaal Bowman and challenger Westchester County Executive, George Latimer, listen now!