Politics

Friday, Dec. 16, 2011

Political Action

Third parties have long history of affecting election results

There has been recent speculation about the possibility of a third party, independent candidate entering the 2012 presidential campaign. As we consider the results of these candidacies, they have never won a presidential election, but they have had a strong effect on the outcomes. Comments (2).

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011

Jamaica

Huntley group charged with grand larceny

State Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) went on the defensive last week after state prosecutors indicted four of her associates, including her niece, as part of an investigation into state money that went into a nonprofit that the senator created. Comment.
Politics

Eastern Queens wants united election district

Once every 10 years, the jigsaw puzzle that contains legislative election district boundaries gets redefined — the result often more a mosaic than a portrait of the neighborhoods those districts represent. Comment.

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