Voting Rights

Office of the New York State Attorney General

State Attorney General To Protect Asian American and Student Voters In Deerpark, NY Elections

Agreement Resolves Attorney General’s Inquiry Into Allegations of Voter Discrimination and Intimidation Faced by Asian-American Voters in Deerpark, New York  NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced this week an agreement with the Orange County Board of Elections […]

by · October 31, 2015 · Elections, Voting Rights
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

BREAKING NEWS: Robert Siano, Republican Challenger for Bronx District Attorney Has Checkered Voting History

Robert Siano, Bronx Republican Challenger for Bronx District Attorney Has Spotty Voting History On the eve of the one and only forum for the two candidates squaring off for Bronx District Attorney, the Bronx Chronicle has learned that GOP candidate […]

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TONIGHT: Bronx District Attorney Candidates Forum, 7PM

(Bronx, N.Y. – October 27, 2015) Tonight, candidates for Bronx District Attorney, Republican Robert Siano and Democrat Judge Darcel D. Clark (invited, not confirmed) will participate in a Candidates’ Forum, hosted by Discovery for Justice, a nonprofit organization that focuses on nonpartisan […]

Rich Thomas Upends Old Guard in Mt Vernon Elex

Rich Thomas Upends Old Guard in Mt Vernon Elex

Thomas declares victory in Mt. Vernon mayoral primary MOUNT VERNON – City Councilman Richard Thomas declared victory in the Democratic mayoral primary election in Mount Vernon on September 10. Five candidates ran but Rich Thomas was the only one not […]

by · September 22, 2015 · Government, Local News, News, Voting Rights
Office of the Bronx District Attorney

Bronx D.A. Roundly Criticized For Seeking Judgeship After Winning Primary Re-Elex Nod

In a statement released late last Friday, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announced that he had requested that Bronx County Democratic Chairman Marcos Crespo support his nomination for a  position as a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court. Johnson […]

Primary Election Today — 82AD Only

Primary Election Today — 82AD Only

Today is Primary Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there is only one contested Democratic primary election.     Registered Democrats residing in the 82nd Assembly District are able to vote to elect Judicial Delegates for the 2015 Judicial […]

Amelia Boynton Robinson: Her Soul’s Marching On

Amelia Boynton Robinson: Her Soul’s Marching On

This past Wednesday Amelia Boynton Robinson passed away at the age of 104 It is with much emotion that I and many others who were part of the fight for civil rights in the 1960s mourn a woman who was […]

by · August 30, 2015 · History, Obituary, Voting Rights
Voting Reform on NJ Governor Christie’s Desk

Voting Reform on NJ Governor Christie’s Desk

New Jersey Could Become Second State to Pass Groundbreaking Voting Reform by Jennifer L. Clark After years of fierce voting rights battles in legislatures and courthouses, there is unmistakable momentum on the side of voters. In March, Oregon passed a […]

by · July 12, 2015 · Op Ed, Voting Rights
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Automatic Voter Registration Seen As 2016 Issue

The Huffington Post is reporting that iVote, a voting rights group is making automatic voter registration its centerpiece election reform proposal for 2016. Hillary Clinton has already embraced the idea and in March, Oregon became the first state in the nation to enact […]

NYC Campaign Finance Board To Meet 6/24

NYC Campaign Finance Board To Meet 6/24

The next public meeting of the New York City Campaign Finance Board will be held on Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 AM. The meeting will be located at 100 Church Street, 12th Floor, in the CFB’s Board Room in Lower Manhattan. If you […]

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

ATTENTION LAWYERS: Minority Voting Rights Meeting, May 7th

The New York Democratic Lawyers Committee (NYDLC) Minority Voting Rights Committee is holding its next meeting on May 7th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The meeting will be at the Manhattan offices of Squire Patton Boggs, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 23rd floor, New York, NY 10112. […]

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Polanco Politics: Say No to NonCitizen/Resident Voting

The issue of noncitizen voting has been in the news in recent days and has become an issue in the NY-11 congressional race in Staten Island/Brooklyn. To better educate our readers, The Bronx Chronicle invited attorneys and CUNY professors Juan […]

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SOTO: NonCitizen/Resident Voting

The issue of noncitizen voting has been in the news in recent days and has become an issue in the NY-11 congressional race in Staten Island/Brooklyn. To better educate our readers, The Bronx Chronicle invited attorneys and CUNY professors J.C. […]