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Queens GOP big wig involved in ‘shakedown’
News Michael Pantelidis 4/10/2012 at 3:54PM

A Board of Elections (BOE) employee trying to make a quick buck has instead found himself in hot water. The BOE has suspended Stephen Graves – who is also a top official in the Queens Republican Party – after he was allegedly caught on tape soliciting a $25,000 “finder’s fee” from a company competing for [...]

Queens GOP leadership in question
News Michael Pantelidis 10/04/2011 at 5:58PM

With the Queens political world already rattled, a storm has begun brewing on the horizon of the borough’s Republican Party. Two organizational meetings were held on September 28, during which two different men claim to have been elected Queens County Republican GOP leader. According to Robert Hornak, spokesperson for the Queens Republican Party, current chair [...]