It was all Darcel Clark last night as the soon to be former Judge Darcel Clark will become Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark on January 1st 2016. Current Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson was elected to the Bronx Supreme Court in his first attempt running for a judgeship.
With the annual SOMOS conference starting today many Bronx Elected officials got an early start heading to Puerto Rico for the conference confident that the voters would overwhelmingly elect Darcel Clark as the next Bronx DA. While the final totals are not in, New Bronx DA Darcel Clark seems to have received 85 percent of the vote. This was the threshold that I mentioned on this blog the day before election day that I said Ms. Clark would have to attain to come out of the election in order to silence any opposition that may come up in the next four years. Ms. Clark laid out her game plan once she was to be elected, and got right down to reminding those in the crowded room what she was going to do to improve the Bronx District Attorney's office.
Above Bronx Democratic County Committee Chairman Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, and Below former Bronx Democratic County Leader and now New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie were all smiles as new Bronx DA Darcel Clark and all seven candidates for judgeships this year crushed their opponents.
Above - Assembly Speaker Heastie and Assemblyman Dinowitz congratulate new Bronx District Attorney Darcel Cl;ark on her huge victory.
Below - A group photo of the elected officials that were on hand including the newly elected judges.
Our final words of advice to new Bronx DA Darcel Clark is - "May the Force be With You, and you act swiftly with Justice For All".