Election News

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
Tuesday is Primary Day — Know Your Pollsite & Your Candidates — Be Informed

Tuesday is Primary Day — Know Your Pollsite & Your Candidates — Be Informed

NYC Votes wants you to know that Primary Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th. Bronx voters who are registered in a political party will elect candidates to compete in November’s general election. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. – […]

Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

Other Bronx Chronicle Endorsements

Term-limits have sidelined Council veterans Melissa Mark-Viverito, James Vacca and Annabel Palma. Now is the time for new blood to represent the Bronx in the New York City Council. Across the Bronx this summer we have seen very spirited battles […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. faces token opposition in this year’s Democratic primary election on Tuesday. Therefore, we are disappointed that he has taken in over $200,000 in public matching funds (plus, $1.3 million in private funds) in a […]

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE, AUGUST 23

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE, AUGUST 23

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE: AUGUST 23, 2017 The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB) announced that the first debate for the Mayoral Democratic Primary Election will be held on Wednesday, August 23, starting at 7 p.m. The first Democratic […]

Absentee Ballot Applications Available 

Absentee Ballot Applications Available 

If you’re away at college you can still vote in NYC’s primary election by applying for absentee ballot.

Gjonaj Campaign: Donor, Martin Shkreli, is NOT the Pharma-Bro

Gjonaj Campaign: Donor, Martin Shkreli, is NOT the Pharma-Bro

“He is not the same Martin Shkreli as the “Pharma Bro,” said the Gjonaj campaign in an email.

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

Who’s Raising and Spending? By Jon Reznick | Shaking News Want to know which City Council campaigns are raising and spending the most? Check out the report assembled by Jon Reznick. Reznick looked at the  recent July 2017 periodic campaign […]

AM Mark Gjonaj (l); Martin Shkreli (r).

Bronx Political Round Up, 7/30

NOTE: This post has been updated to note that Bronx Council District 13 candidate Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj did not receive a campaign donation from “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli. He DID not. Did Gjonaj Accept $1000 From Infamous ‘Pharma Bro’? Shaking […]