6th district

6th District Update: Sheng Out; Lancman, Meng Sue; Mittman Stays
6th District Update: Sheng Out; Lancman, Meng Sue; Mittman Stays
News Melissa Chan 5/03/2012 at 2:07PM

A democratic underdog in the 6th District Congressional primary race will not see her big dreams fulfilled this year. Ada Juan Sheng is off the ballot and out of the race due to an insufficient number of signatures, said a Board of Elections (BOE) representative. Both candidates on the Independent bid — Grace Meng and [...]

Jeffrey Gottlieb bows out of 6th District Congressional race
Jeffrey Gottlieb bows out of 6th District Congressional race
News Billy Rennison 4/20/2012 at 1:18PM

The hotly-contested 6th Congressional District race that has featured allegations and pot shots has its first casualty. Jeffrey Gottlieb denied the nomination on Wednesday, April 18 and transferred the signatures he received to Stephen Green, a Rosedale resident, the Board of Elections said. The announcement comes just days after the candidates submitted their petitions to [...]

6th District candidates pick up endorsements
News Melissa Chan 4/20/2012 at 12:43PM

Candidates in the buzzing 6th Congressional District race have rolled out more boosts to their campaigns. Councilmember Dan Halloran picked up support from the Uniformed Fire Marshals Association, while Assemblymember Rory Lancman got the backing of the Communications Workers of America, District 1. Contending for the same seat, Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley got a leg up [...]

Crowded field set for 6th District Congressional race
Crowded field set for 6th District Congressional race
News Melissa Chan 4/18/2012 at 11:56AM

An already crowded Queens Congressional race now has two more runners vying for the hotly-contested 6th District seat. According to the city’s Board of Elections, Democratic contenders Robert Mittman and “Ada” Juan Sheng have collected enough signatures to appear on the ballot for the June 26 primary, as did Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, Assemblymember Rory Lancman, [...]

Halloran is Republican Party pick for Ackerman’s seat
Halloran is Republican Party pick for Ackerman’s seat
News Melissa Chan 3/28/2012 at 2:30PM

Councilmember Dan Halloran has officially joined the race to vie for the newly-redrawn 6th Congressional District seat. The Republican runner announced his intent to run on March 26 at Flushing’s Bowne Park. “I am running for Congress because the president and the Democrats’ policies have failed, and New Yorkers need a new voice,” Halloran said. [...]

Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley kicks off her Congressional campaign
Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley kicks off her Congressional campaign
News Billy Rennison 3/23/2012 at 12:26PM

Surrounded by her teenage sons, Owen and Dennis, family and supporters, Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley formally kicked off her Congressional campaign in front of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. “As I stand here today, with the support of my family, with the support of my friends, I announce my candidacy for Congress,” Crowley announced at [...]