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Democratic voters in New York City will select seven candidates for Civil Court in contested races in tomorrow’s primary. Related chart: Bar Group Ratings for Democratic Primary Judicial Candidates There is only one countywide race, in Brooklyn, where ShawnDya L. Simpson, a bureau chief in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office in charge of prosecuting crimes committed in the Bushwick and Greenpoint neighborhoods, faces off against Housing Court Judge Dawn M. Jimenez. In a local race for a Brooklyn seat in the Seventh District, which covers the East New York and Cypress Hills neighborhoods, incumbent Civil Court Judge Kathryn M. Smith is facing a challenge from Kathy King, deputy chief of the New York City Board of Elections’ Brooklyn office. In a third Brooklyn race, two solo practitioners � Desmond A. Green and Geraldine Pickett � are in a battle for the nomination for the Second District in the Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant communities. In Manhattan’s Ninth District, which lies mostly on the East Side, incumbent Robert D. Lippmann is being challenged by Linda J. Stanch, a solo practitioner who spent 14 years with the Corporation Counsel’s Office. Judge Lippmann was found unqualified by the Manhattan Democratic Party’s screening panel, but the Association of the Bar of the City of New York has rated him “approved” and found Ms. Stanch “not approved.” There is a four-way race for the Second District in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The candidates are Arlene Bluth and Frank Nervo, both solo practitioners; Housing Court Judge Shlomo Hagler; and Virginia D. Kolodny, a law assistant at the Civil Court. There are two seats up for grabs in the Bronx, both of them in the First District, which covers the eastern half of the borough. In the first contest, Sharon Aarons, law clerk for Bronx Surrogate Lee L. Holtzman, is in a three-way contest with lawyer Armando Lopez and Louis A. Cruz, a solo practitioner. In the second Bronx race, Housing Court Judge Larry Schachner is running against Afua Afriye-Fullwood and Neil V. Grimaldi. There are two Democratic primaries in Nassau County: Angela Iannacci and Philip Malone are running for Family Court; and incumbent Steven Jaeger is being challenged by David Ayres and Beth Ross for his County Court post.

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