nyc mayor’s race

De Blasio leads primary, but may face runoff; Lhota secures GOP nomination
De Blasio leads primary, but may face runoff; Lhota secures GOP nomination
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2013 at 7:51AM

Tuesday came and went with a mayoral Republican nominee but an unclear outcome in the Democratic primary. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio’s last minute momentum was enough to secure him a first place finish, but not necessarily enough to earn him the nomination without a runoff. Though he beat former City Comptroller Bill Thompson by [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/09/2013 at 7:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: LICity Forum North Beach, where LaGuardia [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/06/2013 at 8:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE in the afternoon. Friday Night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 59. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Untitled (As of Yet) The Flux Factory in Long Island City [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2013 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 55. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Devil Science Theater 3000 Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays drinking games and makes [...]

Poll: De Blasio surpasses 40 percent needed to avoid runoff
Poll: De Blasio surpasses 40 percent needed to avoid runoff
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/03/2013 at 4:33PM

The Democratic nominee for mayor could be decided by next week according a new Quinnipiac University poll. With 43 percent of likely Democratic voters saying they would pick Public Advocate Bill de Blasio to head the city, he surpasses the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff. The survey results, released Tuesday, show former City [...]

Courier hosts Focus on Queens Forum with BP, public advocate, comptroller candidates
Courier hosts Focus on Queens Forum with BP, public advocate, comptroller candidates
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/30/2013 at 11:56AM

The Queens Courier held the Focus on Queens Forum at the North Shore Towers on Wednesday, August 21. Borough President, City Comptroller and Public Advocate candidates from various parties attended and spoke on their ideas for the future of their respective offices. “Too often, people vote right down the Democratic line on the ballot,” said [...]

Mayoral primary guide
Mayoral primary guide
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/29/2013 at 4:21PM

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 mayoral primary candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to continue [...]

De Blasio surges ahead in latest mayoral race poll
De Blasio surges ahead in latest mayoral race poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2013 at 10:28PM

After taking over as the front-runner earlier this month, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio now has a double-digit lead over his mayoral primary opponents, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll. In the August 28 survey, 36 percent of likely Democratic voters said they would vote for de Blasio. That number is close to the 40 percent [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 8/22/2013 at 7:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 70. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/16/2013 at 8:06AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 79. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. EVENT OF THE DAY: “After Eternity” in [...]