Bronx Politics

Bronx Political Round-Up: Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. Is Back In The Bronx

Bronx Political Round-Up: Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. Is Back In The Bronx

Former Bronx Senator Efrain Gonzalez Jr. Is Home…Well, Sort of… After weeks of rumors and curious Facebook friend requests, former state senator Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. confirmed to the Bronx Chronicle that he is back in the Bronx. Gonzalez is out on […]

The Curious Rise, Fall and Rise of Efrain Gonzalez Jr

The Curious Rise, Fall and Rise of Efrain Gonzalez Jr

After weeks of rumors, text message exchanges, and curious Facebook friend requests, former state senator Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. confirmed to the Bronx Chronicle that he is back in the Bronx. Gonzalez is out and under home detention while awaiting a federal […]

17th Council District: Be Informed, Vote TODAY

17th Council District: Be Informed, Vote TODAY

Six Vie In 17th Council District Race Today, the special election for the 17th City Council district. Polls will be open for voters to cast their ballots from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Voters can find out where to vote using the […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Julio Pabon | Bronxnet TV

Julio Pabon — Bronx Not 4 Sale Julio Pabon — Bronx Not For Sale  On Twitter: @JulioPabonBX Campaign website: Julio Pabon For City Council Facebook: Julio Pabon In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Julio Pabon will be running on the independent Bronx Not For […]

In Their Own Words:  George Alvarez, Bronx For All

In Their Own Words: George Alvarez, Bronx For All

A Bronx for All of Us George Alvarez   We need to expect more from our representatives and more from our city. As a child of immigrants, who worked hard, got a good education and became a successful businessman and […]

by · February 22, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Election News, Op Ed
INBOX: Ted Cruz and Diaz Break Bread (Photo)

INBOX: Ted Cruz and Diaz Break Bread (Photo)

  On the eve of the ‪17th Council District‬ special election, we received this photo of Bronx State Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz greeting firebrand GOP presidential candidate Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Twice. It appears that Rev. Diaz emailed the photo to […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

Rafael Salamanca — Community First On Twitter: @SalamancaJr80 Campaign website: Salamanca NYC In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Rafael Salamanca, Jr. will be running on the independent Community First ballot line on February 23.  Citing the construction boom happening on the waterfront in […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our BX On Twitter: @JLorenR Campaign website: J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our Community In this nonpartisan special election for City Council, Mr. J. Loren Russell will be running under the independent Rebuilding Our BX ballot line. Mr. Russell is […]

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

The future of our community will be decided on February 23rd with the election for our next City Councilmember. More than just another City Council race, this race is a reflection of the national debate in the presidential race: money […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Election News, Op Ed
NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

George Alvarez  — Bronx For All On Twitter: @Vote_Alvarez Campaign website: Vote Alvarez In this nonpartisan special election Mr. George Alvarez will be running under the independent Bronx For All ballot line. Mr. George Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

Joann Otero — Bronx Stronger On Twitter:  @JoannOteroForc1 Campaign website: Joann Otero For Council In this nonpartisan special election Ms. Otero will be running under the independent Bronx Stronger ballot line.  Ms. Joann Otero served as chief of staff to former Councilwoman Maria del Carmen […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Marlon Molina | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Marlon Molina | Bronxnet TV

Marlon Molina — Bronx Renewal    Mr. Molina is a former bank employee and member of Bronx Community Board 3 in Morrisania. Two years ago he co-founded the Bronx Volunteer Coalition to help match good samaritans with worthy causes. He feels strongest about […]

17th Council District Campaign Finance: Follow The Money

17th Council District Campaign Finance: Follow The Money

As the special election to fill the vacancy of former Bronx Council Member Maria del Carmen Arroyo draws nearer, The Bronx Chronicle decided to review the Campaign Finance Board (CFB) disclosure reports of each candidate who will appear on the […]

CD 17 Candidate George Alvarez Tweet Sparks ‘100 Democrats’ Civil War

CD 17 Candidate George Alvarez Tweet Sparks ‘100 Democrats’ Civil War

Committee of 100 Democrats Clash Over George Alvarez The above tweet tagging Bronx Chronicle managing editor Michael Benjamin (@SquarePegDem) sparked a firestorm of controversy and finger-wagging between members of the Bronx Committee of 100 Democrats and a Queens rump group […]

Bronxnet To Air NYC Votes Video Voter Guide

Bronxnet To Air NYC Votes Video Voter Guide

BronxNet is helping to make it possible for more Bronxites to hear directly from the #CD 17 candidates with The NYC Votes Video Voter Guide.