District 9

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 [...]

Turner ready to tackle the tough issues
Turner ready to tackle the tough issues
News Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 2:30PM

Newly-elected Congressmember Bob Turner beat the odds when he defeated David Weprin in the Special Election for Congressional District 9. Now the former businessman is getting to work in Washington, representing the people of Queens and Brooklyn. During a brief respite from meetings and votes in the nation’s capital, Turner spoke with The Queens Courier [...]