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Matthew Silverstein drops out of District 19 primary race
Matthew Silverstein drops out of District 19 primary race
News Angy Altamirano 3/23/2013 at 6:22PM

Matthew Silverstein, one the five candidates running in the District 19 Democratic primary race to defeat the incumbent councilmember, Dan Halloran, announce he is dropping out of the race. In a statement, Silverstein confirmed he will be ending his campaign for City Council after going through one of the most difficult years of his life [...]

City Council seats draw big names
City Council seats draw big names
News Melissa Chan 10/19/2012 at 2:20PM

A handful of political hopefuls in northeast Queens are already mulling over a chance to join the city’s lawmaking body next year. The draw of taking over one vacant city council seat and possibly ousting one of the borough’s only two Republicans in another district has been luring in a number of interested candidates. Councilmember [...]