Bronx Politics

Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Bronx Political Round Up, July 3

Mayor de Blasio Fundraises off Trump & Malliotakis This week, Mayor de Blasio emailed supporters a fundraising appeal using President Donald Trump and presumptive Republican mayoral nominee Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis as his foils. Supporters are asked to “Chip in $3 […]

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres Endorse Diana Ayala Today, Democratic council candidate Diana Ayala received endorsements from Bronx City Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres. These three represent the full Puerto Rican Council […]

Bronx Political Buzz: LGBT Pride

Bronx Political Buzz: LGBT Pride

Elvin Garcia Marches in LGBT Pride Parade with Danny O’Donnell All month Council candidate Elvin Garcia has been promoting that he will be marching in today’s LGBT Pride Parade with Marriage Equality champion  Manhattan Assemblyman  Danny ODonnell. In Gay City […]

@AlexGomezNYC on Twitter

Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Metrocard dust up between candidates In an email to supporters and reporters, Elvin Garcia, a Democrat running for City Council in District 18, accused rival Sen. Rev. Rubén Díaz of being AWOL on the deteriorating subway service experienced by Bronx commuters. […]

Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club endorsed Democrat Amanda Farias for City Council in the Bronx’s 18th Council District.

Jim Owles Liberal Dems Club Endorses Amanda Farias in CD18

Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club  has endorsed Bronx Democrat Amanda Farias for City Council in the 18th Council District. Farias holds endorsements from the National Organization for Women New York City, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Council Member Helen Rosenthal, VoteProChoice, and Filipino […]

Camella Pinkney-Price, Candidate for Bronx Borough President

Reform Party Names Citywide Slate of Candidates

New York’s newest ballot access party offers enthusiastic support for a wide array of candidates fed up with politics as usual. Earlier this month, the Reform Party of NYS endorsed Sal Albanese for Mayor, J.C. Polanco for Public Advocate and […]

Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Is Governor Andrew Cuomo Ignoring the Hispanic Community

According to Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Governor Andrew Cuomo is ignoring the Hispanic Community when it comes to nominating appointees for key positions in New York State. In his morning email, What You Should Know, Sen. Díaz says “it is important to know […]

#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

#VOTEPROCHOICE ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Sieck: Farias has a proven track record fighting for women (Bronx, NY) Today, #VOTEPROCHOICE announced their support for Amanda Farias, Democratic Candidate for Eighteenth District City Council. #VOTEPROCHOICE’s endorsement highlights what […]

Bronx Borough President Diaz Endorses Diana Ayala for City Council

Bronx Borough President Diaz Endorses Diana Ayala for City Council

Bronx Borough President Diaz Endorses Diana Ayala for City Council Deputy Chief of Staff to Council Speaker earns support of top Bronx Democrat in race for 8th Council District Diaz endorsement burnishes Democrat Ayala’s growing coalition of support, comes after […]

Councilmember Annabel Palma

Bronx Political Round Up: CM Palma Seethes

One Unhappy Councilwoman Term-limited Soundview Council Member Annabel Palma is reportedly pistol hot after Bronx Democratic County chairman Assemblyman Marcos Crespo poured cold water on her desire to run for State Senate, if Rev. Ruben Diaz gets elected to her […]

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

  Errol Louis scored an exclusive interview with Bronx attorney and political analyst J.C. Polanco who officially announced his entry into the race for Public Advocate. Polanco appeared on Louis’ political news show, Road to City Hall on Tuesday at 7 and […]

Democratic District Leader Marjorie Velázquez, candidate for the 13th City Council District.

Women of City Government Endorse Marjorie Velázquez in 13th District Race

Women of City Government Endorse Marjorie Velázquez in 13th District Race Bronx community board 10 Treasurer and community advocate Velázquez earns endorsement of Manhattan BP and 9 women in Council, including Speaker Mark-Viverito and Women’s Caucus co-chairs Rosenthal and Crowley; […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez (NYS Assembly)

Rodriguez Takes on the Mark-Viverito Political Machine

East Harlem Assemblyman Makes Bid to Take on the Mark-Viverito Machine East Harlem Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez is making the necessary political moves in his bid replace the term-limited City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in the 8th District, which includes […]

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