nyc 2013 election

City Council District 32 candidates Ulrich, Simon look ahead to Election Day
City Council District 32 candidates Ulrich, Simon look ahead to Election Day
Politics Maggie Hayes 11/01/2013 at 11:43AM

The heated race for City Council District 32 is coming to a close. Councilmember Eric Ulrich, the incumbent, has represented District 32 in the City Council since 2009. He stood with Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill [...]

City Council incumbents Weprin, Crowley miss DC 37 union endorsement
City Council incumbents Weprin, Crowley miss DC 37 union endorsement
Politics Melissa Chan 10/31/2013 at 10:20AM

Two City Council incumbents from Queens were not endorsed by the city’s largest public employee union because they did not apply for the nod, the union said. DC 37 released its endorsements for the November general election last Wednesday, which included multiple sitting councilmembers in the borough and candidates who won primaries in September. Left [...]

Cuomo, Gillibrand back Paul Vallone in District 19 race
Cuomo, Gillibrand back Paul Vallone in District 19 race
Politics Queens Courier Staff 10/30/2013 at 10:54AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Democratic City Council candidate Paul Vallone for District 19 Wednesday. Cuomo said Vallone could carry the legacy of his family. “I have known the Vallone family for decades and admire their contributions of public service to the City of New York,” the governor said in a [...]

De Blasio has strong lead over Lhota: poll
De Blasio has strong lead over Lhota: poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/18/2013 at 11:41AM

The results of the first post-primary mayoral poll show Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio with a wide lead over Republican Joe Lhota. According to a Wall Street Journal/NBC 4 New York/Marist poll survey released Tuesday night, 65 percent of likely voters are for the city’s public advocate, de Blasio, 22 percent support the former MTA chairman, [...]

Stringer beats Spitzer in comptroller primary
Stringer beats Spitzer in comptroller primary
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2013 at 2:19AM

Eliot Spitzer’s comeback failure was Scott Stringer’s political triumph in the comptroller primary Tuesday. The Manhattan borough president beat the former governor, earning 52 percent of the vote with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results. “I will bring integrity to this office. I will bring experience and leadership. I will make [...]

PRIMARY DAY 2013 COVERAGE
PRIMARY DAY 2013 COVERAGE
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/10/2013 at 9:01PM

Check back here for continuing Primary Day coverage from the casting of ballots to the election results. 11:52 p.m. Projected winners in Queens city council districts: City Council District 22 – Costa Constantinides City Council District 28 - Ruben Wills City Council District 24 -Rory Lancman City Council District 31 -Donovan Richards City Council District 32 [...]

Street Talk: Are you voting in the Primary? Why or why not?
Street Talk: Are you voting in the Primary? Why or why not?
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/09/2013 at 11:44AM

Yes, I am. I’m voting because I am tired of Mayor Michael Bloomberg. I want to see more change in our small communities, not only for the rich. Michelle Rojas I am definitely voting because I think it is important to narrow down our options so whoever is the better candidate in each party will [...]

Primary guide: City Council District 32
Primary guide: City Council District 32
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/07/2013 at 4:30PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the City Council District 32 primary candidates (Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, [...]