Councilmember James Sanders

City Council candidate Jacques Leandre revokes election lawsuit
City Council candidate Jacques Leandre revokes election lawsuit
Politics Maggie Hayes 2/07/2013 at 12:54PM

Attorney Jacques Leandre, one of nine candidates in a special election for former Councilmember James Sanders’ 31st district seat, has withdrawn a lawsuit questioning the validity of qualifying petitions of some of his rivals after the Board of Elections (BOE) authenticated the signatures. “Leandre should have never filed his lawsuit in the first place,” said [...]

Donations help schools return to normalcy
Donations help schools return to normalcy
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/24/2012 at 1:09PM

Their Christmas gift came in the form of a check. Councilmember James Sanders once again provided his district’s schools with his yearly donation of $2 million. “We are in the midst of a series of tragedies so great that they seem to undermine the very notion of a holiday season,” said Sanders. “But in the [...]

Sanders defeats indicted incumbent Huntley in State Senate primary
Sanders defeats indicted incumbent Huntley in State Senate primary
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/14/2012 at 9:13AM

Incumbent State Senator Shirley Huntley, who just a few weeks ago was charged with tampering, falsifying business records and conspiracy, lost her District 10 seat. Before her arrest, Huntley was already facing a viable challenger in the Democratic primary, Councilmember James Sanders, the September 13 winner. Early numbers coming in showed Sanders ahead, but the [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 38
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 38
News Queens Courier Staff 9/12/2012 at 10:37AM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 40
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 40
News Queens Courier Staff 9/11/2012 at 2:28PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 33
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 33
News Queens Courier Staff 9/10/2012 at 2:32PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 25
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Assembly District 25
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/09/2012 at 11:14AM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 16
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 16
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/08/2012 at 12:59PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 15
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 15
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/07/2012 at 2:10PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do if they [...]

Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 10
Primary guide: Meet the candidates in Senate District 10
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/06/2012 at 2:50PM

As the clock ticks closer to state primaries on Thursday, September 13, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running in your district. We have provided a list of candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue to do [...]