Bronx Politics

Congressman Joseph Crowley, 14th Congressional District

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Voter Registration Day

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Voter Registration Day (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of National Voter Registration Day: “On National Voter Registration Day, we honor the legacy of civil […]

John Cerini, GOP candidate, 13CD

Bronx Political Buzz

Does Bronx GOP Council Candidate Have The ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Privately, some Bronx Republicans are questioning whether Council District 13 candidate John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini has the necessary fire in the belly to takedown Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (who […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Political Buzz
Comptroller DiNapoli is pictured with some of the team presenting a check to the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York. Other funds will go to the Humane Society and Convoy of Hope. (Credit: OSC)

Bronx Political Round Up: Trump, Puerto Rico and urban farms

Diaz Calls Out Trump’s ‘Dereliction of Duty’ Over Puerto Rico On Monday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz took President Trump to task over his tweets about the NFL and NASCAR while Puerto Rican Americans living in dire circumstances did not hear […]

NYS Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, 81st AD

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz Appointed to Chair Assembly Judiciary Committee

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie has appointed Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx), as chairman of the Assembly Committee on Judiciary. The previous chair, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, was recently appointed as the first female chair of the Assembly Committee on Ways and […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL

BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL

BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL BRONX, NY – Today, the Bronx Young Democrats endorsed New York City Council candidate, Mark Gjonaj. The group, which seeks to engage young adults to participate in the political process, cited […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Local News, News
Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Bronx District 13 City Council Debate – October 2

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Bronx District 13 City Council Debate – October 2

VAN NEST is going to have a forum with the Candidates for the 13th Bx City Council to be on the November 7th ballot. MONDAY, OCTOBER 2ND 7:00PM 1830 AMETHYST STREET, BX, NY 10462 MONSIGNOR FIORENTINO APARTMENTS COMMUNITY ROOM Even […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board
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