Politics

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Flushing

Graziano begins Dist. 19 run

One candidate hoping to replace City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) kicked off his campaign Saturday, while another bowed out of the race a day later. Comment.
Bay Terrace

Silverstein steps out of City Council race

The Democratic field of challengers hoping to unseat City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) dropped by one this week after Bay Terrace’s Matthew Silverstein decided to end his candidacy. Comment.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Political Action

Third parties have long history in local, national politics

The 2013 election in New York City is coming soon and it includes both the primary and general elections for mayor and all elected executive city officials — that is, in addition to the entire City Council being up for election or re-election. Comment.

Friday, March 29, 2013

St. Albans

Miller raises most in race to replace Comrie

I. Daneek Miller is rolling. Comment.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Kew Gardens

Candidates carve out concepts on how best to be Queens beep

The borough president’s job is not clearly defined in the City Charter, which has led the seven Democrats vying for the spot to mold their own ideal of how Queens should be run. Comment.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Middle Village

Maltese endorses Catsimatidis days before going on campaign payroll

Former Republican state Sen. Serphin Maltese endorsed grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis for mayor Tuesday, but the longtime Queens lawmaker is a volunteer on Catsimatidis’ campaign and will be on the payroll in April. Comment.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Bay Terrace

Silverstein pulls out of race for Halloran’s seat

A Democratic candidate in the crowded primary to challenge City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) for his seat dropped out of the race over the weekend. Comment.

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