Home Politics & Issues New York State POLITICS: US Townhall RealStories presents KEVIN PETER CARROLL & RALPH PERFETTO
Written by Scott Katz   
Tuesday, 07 September 2010 20:00

Kevin Peter Carroll (Image © 2010 Kevin Peter Carroll. Used by Permission.)Ralph PerfettoWith election season underway and Primary Day next week on Tuesday September 14, USTownhall.com begins its coverage of this year's political scene in earnest.  On Tuesday, September 7, we spoke to Kevin Peter Carroll, who is running for one of the Democratic seats in the position of Democratic District Leader for the Brooklyn, New York section of the 60th Assembly District.  He challenges longtime incumbent, Ralph Perfetto for the position that Perfetto has held for the last 18 years.  We spoke to Mr. Perfetto on Friday, September 10.  Mr. Carroll has been a resident of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn since the age of 10 and has a lengthy background in public service and membership in community organizations.  Mr. Perfetto has decades of experience in public service.  Do you think Mr. Carroll has what it takes to unseat Mr. Perfetto?  Listen to our exclusive interviews with both Mr. Carroll and Mr. Perfetto and judge for yourself. 

Then, head to the polls on Primary Day, Tuesday, September 14, and cast your vote for all the offices being contested.  Whether Democrat or Republican, please be sure to vote on Primary Day as this is your chance to select from among the largest number of choices and your only chance to bring in new blood to the positions where you feel it is needed or ensure that the incumbent remains in office.

Click on the triangular "play" buttons below to listen to each interview.


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Ralph Perfetto





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cast of The Apprentice 10


Sherri Shepherd

Vanessa Minnillo

All My Children creator AGNES NIXON

Bronx Opera's BEN SPIERMAN

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part 1: Guiding Light

part 2: Days of Our Lives

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Animation historian JERRY BECK

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singer-songwriter JOSH GROBAN

web series producer KAI SOREMEKUN of Chick

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Terrence Howard, René Balcer

Dick Wolf, Alfred Molina, Alana de la Garza

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JEFF HAYNE of Mill Creek Entertainment

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Ian Anthony Dale, Nick Wauters

Jason Ritter, Sarah Roemer, Blair Underwood, Željko Ivanek

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THORE SCHÖLERMANN & JO WEIL of Verbotene Liebe Peabody & Emmy award winning journalist TOM BROKAW Emmy award winning actor TOM PELPHREY of Guiding Light actors from The Apothecary Theatre Company TORI SPELLING & DEAN McDERMOTT of sTORIbook Weddings





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