5th Congressional District

Meeks holds first briefing for new congressional district
Meeks holds first briefing for new congressional district
Politics Maggie Hayes 3/26/2013 at 10:42AM

Southeast community leaders and clergy members joined Congressmember Gregory Meeks at the first meeting for the new 5th Congressional District. Having not met since before Sandy, Meeks and the crowd of over 100 area residents spoke about the devastation brought on by the storm, as well as the Congressmember’s work in Washington, D.C. since reclaiming [...]

Meeks takes 5th Congressional District primary
Meeks takes 5th Congressional District primary
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 9:51AM

It may be the best birthday present that Simone-Marie Meeks could receive. Her husband, incumbent Congressmember Gregory Meeks, once again captured the support of the Democratic Party in the June 26 primary, getting the nod over three competitors. “You don’t do this without family and she made sure not to go away and do something [...]

Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
News Queens Courier Staff 6/26/2012 at 2:27PM

11:40 P.M. In a released written statement, Bob Turner, who lost tonight’s U.S. Senate Republican primary to Wendy Long said: “I congratulate Ms. Long on her impressive victory tonight. I want to thank Chairman Cox and all of the Republicans from across the state who supported me in this campaign. I went to Congress last [...]

Primary Guide: 5th Congressional District
News Queens Courier Staff 6/25/2012 at 1:11PM

New York’s 5th Congressional District includes most of southeast Queens, including Cambria Heights, Edgemere, Far Rockaway, Hollis, Jamaica, Laurelton, Richmond Hill, Queens Village, Rosedale, Saint Albans, Springfield Gardens, South Ozone Park, the Rockaways, parts of Nassau County, as well as John F. Kennedy International Airport. Name: Joseph Marthone Party: Democrat Personal Info: Marthone attended Springfield [...]