Bronx Politics

WYSK: Sen. Diaz Recounts His Experience During The Democratic Primary

WYSK: Sen. Diaz Recounts His Experience During The Democratic Primary

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District My Experience During The Democratic Primaries You should know that I am writing this column from my home town of Bayamon, Puerto Rico where I am visiting my […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Bronx Politics, What You Should Know
Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

After taking a summer hiatus, The Bronx Chronicle’s Political Buzz column is back. Only One of Three Women Candidates Emerged Victorious Bronx County Democrats took one on the chin as it appears the organization failed to deliver the Bronx portion […]

POLANCO UNVEILS 1ST AD – “FAIR SHOT”

POLANCO UNVEILS 1ST AD – “FAIR SHOT”

J.C. Polanco releases first video ad of his campaign for NYC Public Advocate 60-second spot introduces Public Advocate candidate to voters, highlights priorities J.C. Polanco, the Republican and Reform Party candidate for New York City Public Advocate, today unveiled his […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News, Politics
Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., is surrounded by supporters after defeating several challengers for the City Council seat in District 18.--Photo by David Greene

Photos from Primary Election Celebration at Maestro’s [Gallery]

by · September 14, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Photos
Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

On Thursday morning, former Council District 17 candidate Julio Pabon offered testimony about his campaign’s experience participating in the NYC Campaign Finance Board’s matching funds program. Mr. Pabon offered compliments to the CFB compliance staff and was mildly critical of […]

Diana Ayala Declares Victory in District 8 City Council Race

Diana Ayala Declares Victory in District 8 City Council Race

Diana Ayala Declares Victory in District 8 City Council Race NEW YORK, N.Y. – “I believe we have triumphed tonight and look forward to continuing as the Democratic nominee for the 8th District’s City Council seat. This was a hard-fought […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board
Gjonaj, Diaz Win

Gjonaj, Diaz Win

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj defeated Marjorie Velazquez for the Council post being vacated by Jimmy Vacca. Meanwhile, State senator Ruben Diaz Sr., winning 42 percent of the votes cast, easily defeated four challengers in the race to succeed term-limited incumbent Annabel Palma. Both races […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News, Politics
NYS Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, 80th AD

Cuomo Endorses Gjonaj for Council

GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO ENDORSES MARK GJONAJ FOR THE 13TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Cuomo Cites Gjonaj’s Success in Delivering on Key Democratic Values Such As Universal Pre-K, Balancing the State Budget, Protecting Affordable Housing Today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics
Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

Bronx Officials Secure $4 Million in School Funding

by David Greene On the eve of the Primary election, local officials Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., announced they have secured $4 million in funding to local schools. On Monday, September 11, at a hastily called press […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Education News, News
Candidate Gives View on Upcoming Primary Election

Candidate Gives View on Upcoming Primary Election

Candidate Gives View on Upcoming Primary Election by David Greene As voters prepare to make their decisions in the upcoming Primary elections being held on Tuesday, September 12, underdog candidate Michael Beltzer made his case for his bid for City […]

by · September 11, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
Democratic District Leader Marjorie Velázquez, candidate for the 13th City Council District.

Velázquez Blasts Opponent Gjonaj for Housing Lawsuit Election Ploy

Velázquez Blasts Opponent Gjonaj for Housing Lawsuit Election Ploy Community Board member and Democratic Council candidate warns of efforts by Bronx Assemblyman to cloud troubling real estate ties with pandering supportive housing lawsuit THE BRONX, N.Y. – Mark Gjonaj’s housing […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board
Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

Other Bronx Chronicle Endorsements

Term-limits have sidelined Council veterans Melissa Mark-Viverito, James Vacca and Annabel Palma. Now is the time for new blood to represent the Bronx in the New York City Council. Across the Bronx this summer we have seen very spirited battles […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. faces token opposition in this year’s Democratic primary election on Tuesday. Therefore, we are disappointed that he has taken in over $200,000 in public matching funds (plus, $1.3 million in private funds) in a […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Gjonaj for City Council

This summer has seen a very spirited fight for the Democratic nomination for City Council in District 13 which covers Morris Park, Throgs Neck and City Island. Term-limited Councilman James Vacca has served his community well. But now it’s time […]

by · September 10, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Editorials
Democratic District Leader Marjorie Velázquez, candidate for the 13th City Council District.

Marjorie Velázquez Statement on Incident at Capri Motel Homeless Shelter

Marjorie Velázquez Statement on Incident at Capri Motel Homeless Shelter The Bronx, N.Y. – Yesterday, a registered sex offender was placed into the the homeless family shelter at the Capri Motel at 555 Hutchinson River Parkway. As a member of […]

by · September 9, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board