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Amanda Septimo

Bronx Chronicle Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly (AD 84)

In the 84th Assembly District, The Bronx Chronicle endorses 27-year-old challenger Amanda Septimo, a former top aide to Rep. Jose Serrano, against 24-year incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo. While both women hold similar position on the issues, Septimo has the […]

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

The state primaries are on Thursday, September 13th. On Thursday, Bronx voters will cast their ballots in the primary election contests for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, in addition to races for state Senate, Assembly and other political party […]

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Endorsement for September 13 Democratic Primary: State Sen. Jeff Klein

The Bronx Chronicle proudly and loudly endorses State Senator Jeff Klein in the upcoming Democratic primary election on September 13. Sen. Klein is an able, experienced and diligent state lawmaker. He is well-deserving of re-election as our representative in Albany. […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza visit Pre-K and 3-K classrooms at P.S. 25, The Bilingual School, Bronx. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

On First Day of School, Chancellor Carranza Hops a School-Bus with Kids

  Chancellor Carranza briefly exchanged his chauffeured SUV for a standard yellow school bus Wednesday morning and accompanied a pair of Queens tots on their inaugural 15-minute trip to PS 377. Climbing aboard at 7:30 a.m. on 159th Avenue in […]

by · September 5, 2018 · Election News, News
1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

Amanda Septimo, Democrat for Assembly in the 84th District, has been endorsed by 1199SEIU.

by · August 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
Amanda Septimo

Run for Something Endorses Amanda Septimo

Run for Something announced that Bronx Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo (84 AD) is among their latest crop of endorsed candidates to take on gerrymandering, gun violence, the right to choose and every other issue being dealt with at the state […]

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election

Governor Cuomo Endorses Luis Sepulveda in April 24th Special Election By Robert Press In what has begun as a very cold April Friday the warmth came to Boricua College not only outside, but inside also as elected officials came to […]

by · April 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, 32nd Senate District candidate

Bronx Political Round Up: SEIU 32BJ Taps Sepulveda

Local 32BJ SEIU Union Endorses Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda added the endorsement of Local 32BJ SEIU to his growing list of supporters in his bid for Senate District 32 in the Southeast Bronx. The 163,000-member national union, […]

COMPTROLLER DEBATE FOR NYC GENERAL ELECTION, 10/17

COMPTROLLER DEBATE FOR NYC GENERAL ELECTION, 10/17

October 12, 2017 – NYC Votes announced that candidates for the office of comptroller in the 2017 General Election Michael Faulkner and Scott Stringer will debate each other on Tuesday, October 17th at 7 p.m. The debate will be broadcast […]

Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Important Voter Registration Deadlines for 2017 and 2018   The last day to register to vote for the November 2017 election is October 13th. If you want to change party affiliation to vote in the 2018 primary, the deadline is […]

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
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 […]

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
TODAY IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

TODAY IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

Today is Primary Election Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there are contests for Mayor, Borough President and City Council. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The city’s official Voter Guide, available at http://voting.nyc/, has […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Editorials, Election News