Goldman and Gonzalez win contentious races in congressional and state Senate primaries, Brisport and Parker fend off challengers


Twelve hours after the polls closed for the 2022 state Senate and congressional primaries, the results are clear in some of Brooklyn’s most competitive races, including the widely-watched, crowded primary in NY-10. Though the congressional races attracted the most attention, they were far from the most contentious this cycle, with challengers mounting popular campaigns against longtime incumbents in the state legislature. 

Congressional District 7 – Nydia Velázquez

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez, who has represented parts of Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan for nearly 30 years, won an easy victory against artist and formal mayoral candidate Paperboy Prince with more than 83% of the vote as of Wednesday morning.