public advocate’s race

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 [...]

Political Roundup: Today’s public advocate runoff to decide Democratic nominee
Political Roundup: Today’s public advocate runoff to decide Democratic nominee
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2013 at 3:52PM

Public advocate runoff today The city’s only runoff race this election season, between public advocate Democratic candidates Councilmember Letitia James and State Senator Daniel Squadron is today. Polls close at 9 p.m. James received 36 percent of the vote in the September 10 primary and Squadron 33 percent. A citywide candidate must get at least [...]