Wendy Long

Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
Gillibrand wins full term in Senate
News Billy Rennison 11/07/2012 at 3:37AM

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand won re-election in a landslide victory over Republican challenger Wendy Long earning the Democrat her first full term in the Senate. With nearly 96 percent of precincts reporting, Gillibrand secured 72 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. “So while from the bottom of my heart I thank you for the honor and [...]

US Senate candidates Gillibrand, Long to debate tonight
US Senate candidates Gillibrand, Long to debate tonight
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 2:40PM

U.S. Senate candidates Kirsten Gillibrand and Wendy Long will take part in their one and only debate tonight at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. The debate between Democrat and incumbent Gillibrand and her Republican challenger Long will be broadcast live on NY1 and YNN, and co-moderated by NY1’s political anchor Errol Louis and YNN’s Capital Tonight host [...]

Poll: New York voters support Obamacare, favor Gov. Cuomo
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2012 at 1:11PM

A new poll conducted by Siena College found that the majority of voters in New York state want to see the Affordable Care Act implemented, and still favor Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The poll of registered voters found that 53 percent want to see Obamacare fully implemented and 37 percent want to see it repealed. “Overall, [...]

Turner’s attention turns toward helping Long in Senate race
Turner’s attention turns toward helping Long in Senate race
News Terence M. Cullen 7/05/2012 at 3:21PM

After Congressmember Bob Turner’s loss in the U.S. Senate Republican primary, it is unclear what he’ll do next, as his district will be split up at the end of this year. Turner lost the Republican primary to Manhattan lawyer Wendy Long — who will now run against incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Despite the loss — [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/27/2012 at 7:47AM

Rangel, Long, Meng, Jeffries, Velazquez Declared Winners In Primaries  According to AP numbers as of 12:30 a.m., Meng had 51 percent of the vote with 89 percent of precincts reporting. Assemblyman Rory Lancman had 28 percent, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley had 16 percent and Dr. Robert Mittman had 5 percent. Read more: [NY1]  Rapper 50 Cent [...]

Wendy Long wins primary, to face Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in November
Wendy Long wins primary, to face Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in November
News Billy Rennison 6/27/2012 at 2:08AM

In a minor upset, Wendy Long handily won the three-way race in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Long, a New York City attorney, defeated Congressmember Bob Turner and Nassau County comptroller George Maragos. She secured a majority of the vote with 51 percent, according to reports. Turner finished with 36 percent, while Maragos received [...]

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, [...]

Congressmember Turner to run for Senate
Congressmember Turner to run for Senate
News Michael Pantelidis 3/14/2012 at 7:14AM

With his seat potentially KO’d, Congressmember Bob Turner has thrown his hat into a different ring. Turner, whose district was recommended for elimination as part of Magistrate Roanne Mann’s proposed congressional maps, announced on March 13 that he plans to run for Senate. The congressmember will seek both the Republican and Conservative nominations to challenge [...]