Bronx Political Round Up

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Metrocard dust up between candidates In an email to supporters and reporters, Elvin Garcia, a Democrat running for City Council in District 18, accused rival Sen. Rev. Rubén Díaz of being AWOL on the deteriorating subway service experienced by Bronx commuters. […]

Where The Pols Are For June 22

Where The Pols Are For June 22

Thursday, June 22 9:10am – Public Advocate Letitia James Delivers Remarks at P.S. 163 Alfred E. Smith School Commencement Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 207 W. 96th Street, New York, NY 10025   10:45am – Public Advocate Letitia James Thanks […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are: June 21

Wednesday, June 21 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. Approximately 7:20 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio Appears Live on WCBS 880 9:00 AM Lieutenant Governor Hochul Highlights NY’s Clean Energy Commitment at NY Solar (+Storage) Summit John Jay College, Gerald Lynch […]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Where The Pols Are, June 20

Tuesday, June 20 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. 9:00 AM – Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Delivers Remarks at P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor, 1458 York Avenue, New York, NY 9 a.m. – New […]

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 […]

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 Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Assembly Member Robert J. Rodriguez, NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, and NYS Senator Jose Serrano. (NYS Assembly)

Bronx Political Buzz — Another Albany Lawmaker Gets Bronx Dems Nod

Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez Wins Bronx Dems Nod Bronx County Dems led by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, have given their nod to another Albany lawmaker seeking a vacant Bronx City Council vacancy. East Harlem Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez is looking to replace Council […]

Democratic District Leader John Ruiz.(medianoche.us)

‘From 9/11 to City Hall’ — Ex-Firefighter Seeks El Barrio / Bronx Council Seat 

El Barrio Democratic district leader and 9/11 first responder, John Ruiz says he wants to be the first ex-firefighter elected to the City Council. He has branded his campaign, “From 9/11 to City Hall.” On Monday, Ruiz announced his candidacy for […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Civil and Supreme Court Judicial Screening Interviews, Saturday, May 13

In early May, the Independent Judicial Screening Committee of Bronx Democratic County Committee (IJSC) concluded the application submission period for candidates interested in the elected judicial positions that will occur in the 2017 election cycle in and for the County […]

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 1

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 1

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

Rosanna Vargas, Esq, Bronx Commissioner, NYC Board of Elections.

Bronx Political Round-Up, May 14

                                The Dash For Cash in the Southeast Bronx  In District 18, Elvin Garcia leads in the dash for campaign cash. In his latest filing, […]

(Pictured) Public Advocate Letitia James, REBNY President John Banks, Mayor Bill de Blasio and developer Hal Fetner of Fetner Properties.

Political Buzz: REBNY Gala, Blake and the IDC

  Republican Bizman John Cerini to Announce 13th Council Bid Tomorrow Local small business owner, John Cerini, will announce his candidacy for New York City Council during the Bronx GOP’s field office grand opening/open house this Saturday, January 28 at […]

The Political Buzz: Bronx GOP Hires, Doyle Opens Fire

The Political Buzz: Bronx GOP Hires, Doyle Opens Fire

Last week, Council candidate John Doyle’s campaign posted a 81-second YouTube video attacking Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj asking “Who’s the Real Democrat?”

by · January 12, 2017 · Political Buzz, Politics