2013 nyc elections

Primary guide: City Council District 22
Primary guide: City Council District 22
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/05/2013 at 11:48AM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the candidates in City Council District 22 (Astoria, Long Island City and parts of Jackson Heights), who they are, [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/12/2013 at 12:06PM

MAYOR The Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens and the National Latino Officers Association endorsed Comptroller John Liu. The Uniformed Firefighters Association and Livery Base Owners Association endorsed Bill Thompson. Councilmembers Stephen Levin, Michael Nelson, Mark Weprin and James Gennaro endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.   PUBLIC ADVOCATE Cathy Guerriero recently secured backing [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/05/2013 at 10:33AM

MAYOR Former governor of Vermont and 2004 Presidential Candidate Howard Dean and a coalition of leaders from Brooklyn’s Caribbean clergy community endorsed Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. The Metropolitan Region CSEA Local 1000 endorsed Comptroller John Liu. New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Transport Workers Union Local 100, [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/20/2013 at 1:07PM

MAYOR United Federation of Teachers, The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorsed Bill Thompson. Assemblymembers Edward Braunstein, Michael DenDekker, Aravella Simotas, Catherine Nolan, Margeret Markey, David Weprin, Michael Simanowitz, Andrew Hevesi and Francisco Moya endorsed Christine Quinn. Teamsters Joint Council 16 endorsed Christine Quinn.   BOROUGH PRESIDENT The Working Families Party endorsed Melinda Katz. [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/05/2013 at 10:23AM

CITY COUNCIL The United Federation of Teachers endorsed the following candidates: District 20: Peter Koo District 21: Julissa Ferreras District 22: Costa Constantinides District 23: Mark Weprin District 24: Rory Lancman District 25: Daniel Dromm District 26: Jimmy Van Bramer District 27: Daneek Miller District 30: Elizabeth Crowley District 31: Donovan Richards District 32: Eric Ulrich Paul Vallone was endorsed by Assemblymember Ron Kim, the New [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2013 at 1:07PM

BOROUGH PRESIDENT: Assemblymember Aravella Simotis endorsed Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. for Borough President. CITY COUNCIL: The Queens Democratic Party endorsed the following Candidates for City Council: District 19: Paul Vallone District 20: Councilmember Peter Koo District 22: Costa Constantinides District 23: Councilmember Mark Weprin District 24: former Assemblymember Rory Lancman District 25: Councilmember Daniel Dromm [...]