political endorsements

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/30/2013 at 10:57AM

MAYOR Christine Quinn was endorsed by the New York Daily News, the New York Times and the New York Post. Joe Lhota was endorsed by the New York Times, New York Post and The Sephardic Community Federation for the Republican primary. Bill Thompson was endorsed by Assemblymember Dov Hikind, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, and Councilmembers Robert [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/23/2013 at 1:52PM

MAYOR Bill de Blasio received endorsements from The Nation magazine, the New York State Association of Letter Carriers, Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802, Doctors Council SEIU, Rev. Michael Waldrond, Jr., Assemblymember Joan Millman, Councilmember Vincent Gentile and Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. The New York City League of Conservation Voters and [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/15/2013 at 11:38AM

MAYOR The Nation magazine, New York State Association of Letter Carriers, Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802, Rev. Michael Waldrond, Jr. and Assemblymember Joan Millman endorsed Bill de Blasio. The New York City League of Conservation Voters endorsed Christine Quinn. PUBLIC ADVOCATE The Uniformed EMTs Paramedics, Fire Inspectors FDNY Local 2507, the Uniformed [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/09/2013 at 10:22AM

MAYOR Philanthropist George Soros and State Senator Liz Krueger endorsed Bill de Blasio. Sandra Fluke, a women’s rights activist, endorsed Christine Quinn. PUBLIC ADVOCATE The Reverend Floyd Flake, the New York City Police Benevolent Association and the Uniformed Firefighters Association endorsed Cathy Guerriero. El Diario and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union endorsed [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/02/2013 at 10:44AM

MAYOR: More than 50 city clergy leaders endorsed John Liu. Tenants PAC, civil rights activist Harry Belafonte and Congressmember Yvette Clarke endorsed Bill de Blasio. COMPTROLLER: Former comptrollers Carl McCall, Elizabeth Holtzman and Harrison Golde endorsed Scott Stringer. PUBLIC ADVOCATE: DC 37’s Local 1407 and the Women’s Campaign Fund endorsed Reshma Saujani. Tenants PAC endorsed [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/26/2013 at 11:32AM

MAYOR State Senator Bill Perkins endorsed Bill de Blasio. The New York State Allied Printing Trades Council and AFSCME NY endorsed John Liu. The New York City Department of Corrections Emerald Society endorsed Joe Lhota. The Richmond Hill Democratic Club endorsed Bill Thompson. Councilmember Donovan Richards endorsed Christine Quinn. COMPTROLLER The National Organization for Women-NYC [...]

More endorsements come in for Queens, mayoral candidates
Politics Queens Courier Staff 4/04/2013 at 3:11PM

City Council The Working Families Party last week endorsed several Queens candidates for City Council. Five incumbents received the party’s backing, as did three candidates running for open seats. Incumbents: City Council District 21: Julissa Ferreras City Council District 25: Daniel Dromm City Council District 26: Jimmy Van Bramer City Council District 30: Elizabeth Crowley [...]