Politics

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

Political Action

2013 elections will bring many new faces to City Council

The year 2013 will soon be upon us, and with it comes elections for city offices, including mayor, comptroller, public advocate, borough president and City Council. One of the main differences between the Council and our elected state legislators is that Council members are elected to four-year terms of office while those in the state Assembly and state Senate serve two-year terms. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

Bay Terrace

Avella, Concannon spar at Bay Terrace forum

Candidates for various state and federal offices came face-to-face with voters at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center in an annual election forum last week, sparking a lively discussion on issues most important to the district in the run-up to the Nov. 6 general election. Comments (4).
Astoria

Arcabascio challenges Gianaris for Senate seat

Candidates for the redrawn Astoria and Long Island City state Senate seat both agree on the issues facing the district but differ slightly in their approach. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

Richmond Hill

Baldeo plans to fight election fraud charge

After turning himself in to the FBI last week amid charges of fraud and obstruction, former City Council candidate and current Queens District Leader Albert Baldeo is firing back at his critics. Comment.

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