Rebecca Seawright, a Democrat, beat Republican David Garland in the race for the 76th District seat.
Sampson and Charles Barron won their primaries in East New York.
Farrell, 82, has represented the area in the state Assembly since 1974.
The Democratic candidates running to replace Micah Kellner will debate each other Monday night.
The primary is Sept. 9 for seats that have been open almost all year.
Two staffers were left jobless after Sheldon Silver closed the office over sex harassment allegations.
A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.
State Senate and Assembly seats in four Brooklyn districts have been vacant since January.
Kellner reportedly announced his decision at a meeting of the East Side Democratic Club last night.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said Assemblyman Micah Kellner should either deny the allegations or resign.
The park may soon be able to sell its air rights to nearby development sites.
A bill awaiting Gov. Cuomo's signature would put a stop to pigs gone wild in New York.
Assemblyman Vito Lopez will not face criminal charges for allegedly harassing female staffers.
The World's Most Famous Arena has not paid up to $16 million in annual taxes for 31 years.
A group of local architects is pushing for a law to protect volunteer work from lawsuits.
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