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Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/12/2013 at 12:06PM

MAYOR The Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens and the National Latino Officers Association endorsed Comptroller John Liu. The Uniformed Firefighters Association and Livery Base Owners Association endorsed Bill Thompson. Councilmembers Stephen Levin, Michael Nelson, Mark Weprin and James Gennaro endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.   PUBLIC ADVOCATE Cathy Guerriero recently secured backing [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/05/2013 at 10:33AM

MAYOR Former governor of Vermont and 2004 Presidential Candidate Howard Dean and a coalition of leaders from Brooklyn’s Caribbean clergy community endorsed Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. The Metropolitan Region CSEA Local 1000 endorsed Comptroller John Liu. New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Transport Workers Union Local 100, [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/20/2013 at 1:07PM

MAYOR United Federation of Teachers, The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorsed Bill Thompson. Assemblymembers Edward Braunstein, Michael DenDekker, Aravella Simotas, Catherine Nolan, Margeret Markey, David Weprin, Michael Simanowitz, Andrew Hevesi and Francisco Moya endorsed Christine Quinn. Teamsters Joint Council 16 endorsed Christine Quinn.   BOROUGH PRESIDENT The Working Families Party endorsed Melinda Katz. [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/05/2013 at 10:23AM

CITY COUNCIL The United Federation of Teachers endorsed the following candidates: District 20: Peter Koo District 21: Julissa Ferreras District 22: Costa Constantinides District 23: Mark Weprin District 24: Rory Lancman District 25: Daniel Dromm District 26: Jimmy Van Bramer District 27: Daneek Miller District 30: Elizabeth Crowley District 31: Donovan Richards District 32: Eric Ulrich Paul Vallone was endorsed by Assemblymember Ron Kim, the New [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2013 at 1:07PM

BOROUGH PRESIDENT: Assemblymember Aravella Simotis endorsed Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. for Borough President. CITY COUNCIL: The Queens Democratic Party endorsed the following Candidates for City Council: District 19: Paul Vallone District 20: Councilmember Peter Koo District 22: Costa Constantinides District 23: Councilmember Mark Weprin District 24: former Assemblymember Rory Lancman District 25: Councilmember Daniel Dromm [...]

Candidates still picking up endorsements
News Melissa Chan 10/27/2012 at 3:01PM

The final few endorsements have been trickling in for candidates in some election races in northeast Queens. State Senator Tony Avella rolled out several boosts to his re-election campaign in the 11th District race’s final stretch, including support from the city’s Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, the [...]

Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/18/2012 at 5:35PM

With only 19 days until the general election and just hours before back-to-back debates, Senator Charles Schumer endorsed State Senator Joseph Addabbo for his third term in Albany as he faces what’s been referred to as the most contested race in Queens. “The same sweet smile that his father had, he has,” Schumer said at [...]

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 [...]

Politicians continue to pick up Congressional endorsements
News Melissa Chan 4/06/2012 at 9:33AM

Congressional candidates contending for the 6th District seat continue to collect boosts to their campaigns. Assemblymember Grace Meng — the Queens County Democratic Organization’s bid — picked up endorsements from the New York State Independence Party and the Italian-American Political Action Committee. She also received support from several dozen political individuals. Meng’s Congressional Committee also [...]

Candidates pick up political endorsements
News Melissa Chan 3/21/2012 at 4:14PM

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently picked up the endorsement of the New York State Democratic Committee for her try at re-election. The senator, whose term expires this year, is running for her first full six-year term. Vying for her seat, George Maragos — the current elected comptroller of Nassau County — gained the support of [...]