Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 7:47AM

Rangel, Long, Meng, Jeffries, Velazquez Declared Winners In Primaries  According to AP numbers as of 12:30 a.m., Meng had 51 percent of the vote with 89 percent of precincts reporting. Assemblyman Rory Lancman had 28 percent, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley had 16 percent and Dr. Robert Mittman had 5 percent. Read more: [NY1]  Rapper 50 Cent [...]

Local officials endorse Jeffries for Congress
Local officials endorse Jeffries for Congress
News Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2012 at 3:02PM

Congressional hopeful and incumbent State Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries received key endorsements from several local officials Friday afternoon on Cross Bay Boulevard as the days leading up to the June 26th primary grow fewer. “I am honored to have the support of so many distinguished leaders from Queens,” Jeffries said. “Although our district spans two boroughs, [...]

As elections heat up, concerns over new districts
News Terence M. Cullen 6/15/2012 at 9:07AM

New congressional districts have left Queens residents a bit shaky about who will represent them, as several neighborhoods have been grouped into Brooklyn areas. Howard Beach — formerly part of Congressional District 9 — is now in Brooklyn’s redrawn District 8. Running for the congressional spot are State Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilmember Charles [...]