Politics

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Astoria

Four contenders line up to take Vallone’s seat

Most City Council incumbents in western Queens are running unopposed, but four hopefuls are vying for the seat of term-limited Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria). Comments (6).
Bayside

NE Queens voters track four City Council races

Northeast Queens has its fair share of turnover with four City Council races in November, but one crowded district has been making headlines since its incumbent was arrested on corruption charges in early April. Comments (1).

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Howard Beach

Candidates begin election bids in southern Queens

With the 2013 election season now underway, the field of candidates in southern Queens is beginning to take shape. Comment.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Kew Gardens

Peralta bows out of borough president race

State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) dropped out of the borough president race Friday. Comment.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Kew Gardens

Boro funds drive beep race

Six candidates for borough president disclosed the contents of their war chests earlier this month, but those at the front of the pack did not necessarily raise the most money in the borough they seek to represent. Comments (1).
Cambria Heights

SE Queens parents groups to host City Council forum

Two southeast Queens parent groups will host an education debate Monday featuring five of the candidates vying to replace City Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans), who must leave his post in City Hall next year because of term limits. Comments (1).

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