public advocate runoff

James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 12:25AM

The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2013 at 7:57AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 63. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Shop Alive Astoria ‘Pop Up’ Boutique Local designers and vendors come together for [...]

Letitia James wins Democratic runoff for public advocate
Letitia James wins Democratic runoff for public advocate
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2013 at 10:29PM

Councilmember Letitia James defeated State Senator Daniel Squadron in the primary runoff for public advocate, clinching the Democratic nomination. James received 59.4 percent of the vote in the election, and Squadron 40.6 percent with 100 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results. “I ran for public advocate because all of my life I’ve [...]