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Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Join Community Voices Heard, WeACT and DREAM on July 26, 6-8pm for our Council District 8 candidate forum,where local residents are hearing directly from the candidates. Come to 1991 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. Bring your concerns and questions. And […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Nominating Petitions Filed Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s campaign for City Council delivered 6,094 petition signatures to the Board of Elections. His number tops State Sen. Ruben Diaz’s claim of over 4500 petition signatures collected by his team in his Council bid. […]

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Insurgent Democrat Amanda C. Farias announced on Monday that her campaign filed over 3,000 designating petitions for the 18th City Council District. Farias filed 7 times as many signatures than the 450 minimum required by the City Charter to qualify […]

Profile America: Youth Voting Comes of Age

Profile America: Youth Voting Comes of Age

  Saturday, July 1 — On this date 46 years ago, the sun set on our old concept of coming of age. The 26th amendment to the Constitution became law effective July 1, lowering the age requirement for voting in […]

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 […]

Assembly passes Sepulveda bill allowing 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote

Assembly passes Sepulveda bill allowing 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote

With voter turnout at record low numbers, a new bill that just passed in the closing days of the New York State Assembly session could very well go a long way to bringing out new voters.   Bronx Assemblyman Luis […]

by · June 23, 2017 · Election News, Government, News
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 […]

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 officials led by Democratic County Chairman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Senator Jeff Klein, Senator Jamal Bailey, Council Member Cohen, Council Member Gibson, Council Member Palma, Council Member Salamanca, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo announced their support for Democrat Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign for City Council.

Bronx Dems Endorse Gjonaj For City Council Seat

Bronx Democratic County Committee Announces Support for Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for New York City Council On Thursday, the Bronx County Democratic Committee gathered at their Eastchester Road headquarters to announce their support for Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj in his campaign […]

President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Letter To The Editor — Readers React to Trump’s Surprising Election Win

Readers react to President-elect Donald J. Trump who won a stunning and decisive Electoral Collage victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Dear Editor: If I hear one more professional political pundit dismiss President-elect Donald Trump’s victory as “whitelash,” “the power […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ban on ‘Ballot Selfies’ Upheld

BREAKING NEWS: Ban on ‘Ballot Selfies’ Upheld

Today, US District Court Justice P. Kevin Castel just issued an opinion denying the application for a preliminary injunction that would have allowed ‘ballot selfies’ in New York. Justice Castel ruled that “enjoining enforcement of [the election law prohibiting anyone from revealing […]

Elected Officials, Planned Parenthood, NOW, and Advocates to Rally Outside Trump Tower

Elected Officials, Planned Parenthood, NOW, and Advocates to Rally Outside Trump Tower

NEW YORK — On Monday, October 17th, in light of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump refusing to back down from his record of sexual misconduct and abhorrent behavior, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of […]

NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

In-Person Voter Registration, Saturday October15

Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked today. After the post offices closes, the website of the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles is available for registration until midnight. Click here. The NYS Department of Motor Vehicles reported that yesterday, its workers processed […]