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Incumbent Miller defeats newcomer in 38th District
Incumbent Miller defeats newcomer in 38th District
News Billy Rennison 9/14/2012 at 12:30AM

Assemblymember Mike Miller can look forward to at least two more years in Albany with “the best job [he’s] ever had.” The incumbent assemblymember in the 38th District held off Etienne David Adorno to take the Democratic primary. Miller is running unopposed in the upcoming November general election. Miller called his time in Albany the [...]

Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
Live Coverage: Queens Primary Day at the races
News Queens Courier Staff 9/13/2012 at 12:30PM

7 p.m.  Members of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association and officials from the United Federation of Teachers hit the streets today campaigning for Assemblymember Mike Miller in the 38th District. “When an elected official like Mike stands up for his constituents, we hope on election day his constituents stand up for him,” said Dermot Smyth, [...]

Voters angry over poll site changes
Voters angry over poll site changes
News Melissa Chan 8/31/2012 at 2:08PM

Arthur DeLuca has been voting in the same poll site since 1950. But when he received notification in the mail from the city’s Board of Elections (BOE) saying his poll location had been moved almost a mile further away, the 87-year-old Oakland Gardens senior said he initially lost all desire to exercise his rights. “I [...]

Sanders calls for Huntley to exit Senate race
Sanders calls for Huntley to exit Senate race
News Billy Rennison 8/28/2012 at 3:10PM

In light of charges levied against State Senator Shirley Huntley, her primary opponent is calling for her to step down and exit the race for her seat immediately. “With great regret, I am calling upon Senator Shirley Huntley to take the high road. Step aside so that a new voice can take over and you [...]

Electeds rally around Miller for re-election
Electeds rally around Miller for re-election
News Billy Rennison 8/18/2012 at 8:26AM

A month before the polls open for the state primaries, local politicians stood alongside Assemblymember Mike Miller to lend their support for his re-election campaign. Nearly half of the Queens assembly delegation and other area elected officials joined Miller, who is set to face off with Etienne David Adorno in the Democratic primary, outside his [...]

Today is deadline to register to vote in September primary; online registration now available
Today is deadline to register to vote in September primary; online registration now available
News Billy Rennison 8/17/2012 at 12:00PM

With the state ranking near the bottom in voter registration, the governor announced a new initiative to allow online registration. Residents can now log on to their computers to register to vote change their address or update party enrollment. “We are knocking down longstanding barriers that have prevented many New Yorkers from participating in the [...]

Etienne David Adorno announces primary run against Assemblymember Miller
Etienne David Adorno announces primary run against Assemblymember Miller
News Terence M. Cullen 7/19/2012 at 10:53AM

Incumbent Assemblymember Mike Miller will now have a challenger for the 38th District, forcing a September 13 Democratic primary. Etienne David Adorno, a 27-year-old Woodhaven native, announced on July 16 that he is running for the assembly seat, which Miller won in a 2009 special election. “On September 13, 2012, I will be running in [...]

Race for Lancman’s seat heats up as he declines district leader nom
News Melissa Chan 7/18/2012 at 3:52PM

A defeated congressional hopeful abandoned his run for re-election as party district leader, giving his county-backed opponent an uncontested free ride to the September election. Assemblymember Rory Lancman filed declinations with the Board of Elections on July 16 to pull his candidacy in the Democratic Leadership 25th District Part A race as male district leader. [...]

Meng wins 6th District Congressional primary
Meng wins 6th District Congressional primary
News Melissa Chan 6/27/2012 at 10:01AM

Assemblymember Grace Meng claimed victory by large margins in the hotly-contested 6th District Congressional primary race, according to Associated Press results. “This is an important victory for Queens,” Meng said during her victory party at Plum Restaurant in Bayside. “This victory is about we. We made this together.” Meng beat our her three rivals – [...]

Primary Guide: U.S. Senate
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/25/2012 at 10:37AM

Name: Wendy Long Party: Republican Current Position: Long is a member of Mitt Romney’s Justice Advisory Committee, teaches Roman Catholic catechism in New York City for the Narnia program, and is a member of the New York City Parks Mounted Auxiliary Unit. Personal Info: Long lives in Manhattan with her husband, Arthur, their two children, [...]