Voting Rights

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Rafael Salamanca | Bronxnet TV

Rafael Salamanca — Community First On Twitter: @SalamancaJr80 Campaign website: Salamanca NYC In this nonpartisan special election Mr. Rafael Salamanca, Jr. will be running on the independent Community First ballot line on February 23.  Citing the construction boom happening on the waterfront in […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: J. Loren Russell | Bronxnet TV

J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our BX On Twitter: @JLorenR Campaign website: J. Loren Russell — Rebuilding Our Community In this nonpartisan special election for City Council, Mr. J. Loren Russell will be running under the independent Rebuilding Our BX ballot line. Mr. Russell is […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

George Alvarez  — Bronx For All On Twitter: @Vote_Alvarez Campaign website: Vote Alvarez In this nonpartisan special election Mr. George Alvarez will be running under the independent Bronx For All ballot line. Mr. George Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Joann Otero | Bronxnet TV

Joann Otero — Bronx Stronger On Twitter:  @JoannOteroForc1 Campaign website: Joann Otero For Council In this nonpartisan special election Ms. Otero will be running under the independent Bronx Stronger ballot line.  Ms. Joann Otero served as chief of staff to former Councilwoman Maria del Carmen […]

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Marlon Molina | Bronxnet TV

NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: Marlon Molina | Bronxnet TV

Marlon Molina — Bronx Renewal    Mr. Molina is a former bank employee and member of Bronx Community Board 3 in Morrisania. Two years ago he co-founded the Bronx Volunteer Coalition to help match good samaritans with worthy causes. He feels strongest about […]

Rev. J. Loren Russell (l) and Amanda Septimo (r) during the Nos Quedamos Candidates Forum, Jan. 27

First Matching Funds Disbursed In Bronx Council Contest

Six Council Candidates Race Towards February 23 Special Election   On Wednesday, the city’s Campaign Finance Board  reported that the first disbursement of $34,741 in matching funds was distributed to Council District 17 candidate Rev. J. Loren Russell. Russell has […]

Rumble On Lower East Side Over Replacing Shelly Silver

Rumble On Lower East Side Over Replacing Shelly Silver

This morning, the tabloids had a field day attacking Lower East Side Democrats for selecting an ally of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to run in the upcoming April 19 special election called by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo. Good […]

by · February 8, 2016 · News, Politics, Voting Rights, Women
Salamanca Grabs DC 37 Endorsement For 17 Council Race

Salamanca Grabs DC 37 Endorsement For 17 Council Race

In advance of this evening’s candidate’s forum at Pregones Theater, Rafael Salamanca, Jr. netted the endorsement of DC 37, New York’s largest public employee union. “The future of the Bronx can be bright if we continue to work together to […]

Salamanca Scores Arroyo Endorsement In 17 CO Special Election

Salamanca Scores Arroyo Endorsement In 17 CO Special Election

In an only in the Bronx happening, Bronx City Council candidate Rafael Salamanca scored the endorsement of the mother of the former City Council Member he is running to replace. On Wednesday, Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo endorsed Salamanca’s bid to replace […]

Breaking News: Rafael Salamanca Raises Nearly $50K for City Council Special Election

Breaking News: Rafael Salamanca Raises Nearly $50K for City Council Special Election

Democrat Rafael Salamanca Jr., candidate for the New York City Council for District 17 in the Bronx, announced that he will report $49,715 raised by his campaign in tomorrow’s January 15 filing deadline. He will report $44,689 cash on-hand. This will […]

Nine Candidates Register For City Matching Funds Program

Nine Candidates Register For City Matching Funds Program

On Monday, George Alvarez, Carlton A. Curry, Helen Foreman-Hines, Marlon Molina, Joann Otero, Julio Pabon, J. Loren Russell, Rafael Salamanca Jr., and Amanda Septimo joined the NYC Campaign Board (CFB) matching funds program for the special election in Bronx Council District 17. […]

NYC VOTES & NYPIRG EARN TOP SPOT IN  NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY EFFORT

NYC VOTES & NYPIRG EARN TOP SPOT IN NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY EFFORT

NYC Votes and the New York Public Interest Research Group earned first place for their National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) efforts to register eligible voters. Together, we helped to register more than 4,300 New York City residents on NVRD, a single day of coordinated […]

by · December 18, 2015 · Government, News, Voting Rights

Assemblyman Guillermo Linares Jumps Into NY-13 Race

Assemblyman Guillermo Linares, the first Dominican-born person to be elected to office in the United States, is about to launch a bid for the 13th Congressional District being vacated by Rep. Charles Rangel in 2016. A source close to Linares […]

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY — VOTE TODAY

Today is Election Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there are contests for District Attorney, State Supreme Court and Civil Court. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. If you are not sure where your poll site is located, click on the NYC […]

NYC ELECTRONIC VOTE SCANNER Machine

State AG Opens Statewide Election Hotline To Fight Voter Discrimination

Attorney General Addresses Barriers To The Ballot Box By Offering Voters A Statewide Election Day Hotline Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will operate a statewide Election Day Hotline during the general election on Tuesday, November 3. Voters encountering barriers to access at their polling […]