Politics

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Middle Village

Long beats Turner in Republican contest for Senate

One surprise win deserves another. Comment.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Flushing

Meng clinches Dem primary (WITH VIDEO)

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) gave her victory speech for the Queens congressional race shortly after 10:15 p.m. at a Bayside restaurant Tuesday, capping a day of speculation about who would be able to mobilize their bases for what many predicted would be a dismal turnout. Comment.
Lindenwood

Jeffries and Velazquez get nods in primary victories

U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-Ridgewood) notched a victory in the 7th Congressional District, defeating her opponents in a hotly contested race. Comment.
St. Albans

Meeks takes Democratic primary in a landslide

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica) handily warded off his three Democratic primary challengers Tuesday, making his ninth term representing southeast Queens all but assured. Comment.
Politics

Queens sends party favorites to victory in primaries

Turnout varied widely at polling places across the borough Tuesday as voters cast their ballots for candidates running in four congressional races and one U.S. Senate contest. Comment.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Politics

Primary Day Live Blog

TimesLedger Newspapers will be blogging from the polls Tuesday about five Congressional primaries in Queens. Comment.
Politics

Three run against Meeks in 5th Congressional District

Four candidates are running in the Democratic Primary for the congressional seat, held by U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks. Comment.
Politics

Four Democrats vie for Ackerman’s congressional seat

Four candidates are running in the Democratic Primary for the Flushing congressional seat, held by U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman. Comment.
Politics

Three Republicans run in Senate primary for Gillibrand’s seat

Three candidates are running in the Republican Primary for the Senate seat, held by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Comments (1).
Politics

Barron, Jeffries face off in race for Towns’ seat

Two candidates are running in the Democratic Primary for the congressional seat, held by U.S. Rep. Ed Towns. Comment.
Politics

Two Dems run against Velazquez in primary

Three candidates are running in the Democratic Primary for the congressional seat, held by U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez. Comments (6).

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