Cuomo’s uncertain future adds fuel to a generational upheaval in New York – WICZ

“The (county) parties have grown weaker in the city,” said Jacobs, the state party leader. “There’s no question — you see what happened to Joe Crowley, who was the chair in Queens, and you look at Brooklyn, which used to be the strongest Democratic organization in the country, perhaps alongside Cook County in Chicago, and you see how those parties have fractured. They’re far less influential. They’re not without influence, but they don’t have the strength that they used to have.”