Politics

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Bayside

Election Guide: City Council District 19

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 19 seat, which represents Little Neck, Bayside, Douglaston, North Flushing, Whitestone, Auburndale and College Point. Comments (2).
Politics

Live Blog: 2013 November Elections

TimesLedger Newspapers is covering the 2013 elections for Queens borough president, 12 City Council seats and citywide offices. Comment.
Flushing

Election Guide: City Council District 20

Four candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 20 seat, which represents Flushing, Queensboro Hill, Mitchell Gardens, Auburndale and Whitestone. Comments (1).
Astoria

Election Guide: City Council District 22

Five candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 22 seat, which represents Astoria, Long Island City and Jackson Heights. Comment.
Oakland Gardens

Election Guide: City Council District 23

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 23 seat, which represents Hollis Hills, Queens Village, Glen Oaks, Floral Park and Oakland Gardens. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Election Guide: City Council District 24

Three candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 24 seat, which represents Briarwood, Fresh Meadows, Hillcrest, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens Hills. Comment.
St. Albans

Election Guide: City Council District 27

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 27 seat, which represents St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights, Jamaica, Baisley Park, Addisleigh Park, Queens Village, Rosedale and Springfield Gardens. Comments (1).
South Jamaica

Election Guide: City Council District 28

Two candidates are competing in the election for City Council District 28, which represents Richmond Hill, South Ozone Park, Rochdale Village, Jamaica and South Jamaica. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Election Guide: City Council District 29

+Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 29 seat, which represents Forest Hills, Rego Park and Kew Gardens. Comment.
Glendale

Election Guide: City Council District 30

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 30 seat, which represents Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Richmond Hill and Ridgewood. Comment.
Rosedale

Election Guide: City Council District 31

Three candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 31 seat, which represents Rosedale, Laurelton, Springfield Gardens and Far Rockaway. Comment.
Ozone Park

Election Guide: City Council District 32

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 32 seat, which represents Ozone Park, Howard Beach, Woodhaven and the Rockaways. Comment.
Ridgewood

Election Guide: City Council District 34

Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 34 seat, which represents Ridgewood, Williamsburg and Bushwick. Comment.
Politics

Election Guide: Citywide Offices

Fifteen candidates will be on the ballot for mayor Tuesday. Comment.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Ulrich, Simon differ over Sandy recovery

The two candidates who are running to represent many of the neighborhoods battered last year by Hurricane Sandy have different perceptions of the recovery process during the last year. Comments (1).

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Jamaica

Democrats face challengers in three SE Queens contests

Each of southeast Queens’ three City Council districts will be contested in next week’s general election, but the candidates challenging the winners from September’s Democratic primaries are facing steep odds. Comments (1).
Editorial

Vote on Election Day

Forget the odds. The pollsters tell us Bill de Blasio, the Democrats’ candidate of choice, is poised to trounce the GOP’s Joe Lhota by a commanding margin in next week’s mayoral race. Comments (3).

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

Whitestone

Race to replace Halloran comes down to final two

Tuesday’s general election will mark the end of a long and contentious campaign to restore the reputation of the northeast Queens City Council district after its city councilman was arrested earlier this year. Comments (3).
Oakland Gardens

Concannon riled by flag pin rule

A City Council hopeful from northeast Queens pledged a strong allegiance to his flag pin after a scuttle with the city Campaign Finance Board over whether or not he could be pictured wearing it. Comments (2).
Middle Village

Crowley, Caruana face off in heated debate

The only political debate between two Middle Village candidates for City Council was a fiery one, prompting a steady stream of cheers and jeers from the audience for nearly an hour and a half. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Flushing

QPTV airs beep debate

There was no reason for Queens Public Television to flip-flop on plans to air its borough president debate because the station was not required to invite third-party candidate Everly Brown in the first place, according to the Federal Communications Commission. Comments (2).
Flushing

Northeast Queens voters to decide four Council races

Four City Council races involving 11 candidates will be on the ballot in northeast Queens on Election Day, setting the stage for a potentially different political landscape by year’s end. Comments (1).
Maspeth

Lhota visits with voters at O’Neill’s

One mayoral hopeful made his case to voters at a popular Maspeth hangout Friday. Comment.
Kew Gardens

Three candidates vie for beep seat

None of the candidates for borough president disagree on which one among them has the backing of Queens’ political and business establishment, but they do differ on how that should sway voters in next week’s general election. Comment.

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