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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 […]

CM Vanessa L. Gibson (left); PBA president Patrick Lynch (right).

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PAC Hopes To Influence Council Races

With 44 city lawmakers up for re-election and seven open seats, the PBA hopes to shift the city council away from the far left.

NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

CANDIDATES FILE DISCLOSURES WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

Updated and detailed information for the 228 candidates running for NYC public office can be found on the NYC Campaign Finance Board website’s financial summary page and in the Follow the Money | NYC searchable data portal. The amounts listed […]

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections by Jerry Skurnik (July 18, 2017) Politics wonk and election consultant, Jerry Skurnick tells us ‘Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections’ and which Bronx Democrats filed petition signatures with NYC […]

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; […]