Politics

Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012

Woodhaven

Boro Latino pols back Miller

Campaign contributions and endorsements have continued to pile up for incumbent state Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) and his challenger, Etienne David Adorno, as they head into the September primary. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Bayside

Iannece, Rozic knock on doors in Senate contest

With less than a month to go until the Sept. 13 primary, two Democratic candidates vying for a chance at the state Assembly seat in northeast Queens upped their efforts by taking to the streets in full force. Comments (18).
Bay Terrace

Rep. Israel visits Queens to launch campaign

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge), the five-term congressman from Long Island, hosted a breakfast at Fort Totten Saturday morning to kick off his 2012 re-election campaign now that his new district encompasses part of northeast Queens. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

East Elmhurst

Peralta plans boro prez run

State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) said he would like to be a borough president who combines the salesmanship qualities of Brooklyn’s Marty Markowitz and the wide-reaching influence of Queens’ Claire Shulman. Comment.
Queens Village

Vanel doubles down in bid to unseat Clark

State Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D-Queens Village), who has represented southeast Queens neighborhoods for 13 terms, is facing a primary challenge from Cambria Heights resident Clyde Vanel, who is not afraid to put his money where his mouth is. Comments (8).

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

Ozone Park

Ulrich proud to buck party

City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) promised to make decisions based on principle, not party affiliation, if he is elected to the state Senate this fall after a campaign where the councilman finds himself battling both sides of the aisle. Comments (1).
Flushing

Assembly hopefuls get cash from afar

Campaign war chests in the race for the downtown Flushing state Assembly seat appear to be largely filled by donations from outside the district or loans, according to the latest disclosure reports. Comment.

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