Post Tagged with: "New York City Council"

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
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 […]

CANDIDATES FILE DISCLOSURES WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

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 […]

Michael Blake, candidate for NYS Assembly, 79th Assembly District

Bronx Political Round Up, July 23

Who’s In & Who’s Out West Bronx CM Ritchie Torres is running unopposed in the Democratic primary as Jayson Cancel has dropped his bid to run for City Council in CD15. Cancel, however, will be on the November ballot as […]

Bronx Democrats File Petitions

Bronx Democrats File Petitions

The NYC Board of Elections acknowledges that the Bronx Democratic party organization filed petition volumes for its slate of Council candidates incumbents Rafael Salamanca, Vanessa Gibson, Fernando Cabrera, Andy Cohen and Andy King as well as Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and […]

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 […]

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres Endorse Diana Ayala Today, Democratic council candidate Diana Ayala received endorsements from Bronx City Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres. These three represent the full Puerto Rican Council […]

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 […]

Council Candidates Disclose Fundraising 

Council Candidates Disclose Fundraising 

In the race to replace outgoing Councilman Jimmy Vacca, candidates have combined to raise over $258,000 in campaign contributions.

by · January 18, 2017 · Politics
Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

In a blistering editorial on Tuesday, the NY Daily News called on Bronx Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson to step aside as chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee for quashing a ticket given her for dangerous driving. The DN […]

The Coming Council | City Council Watch

The Coming Council | City Council Watch

The Coming Council | Seth Barron In considering the run-up to the 2018 Speaker election, we have to remember that the next council will have a different composition from the current one…though not by much. Almost all of the existing councilmembers […]

by · June 19, 2016 · City Council Watch
City Council Watch: Brad Lander’s ‘Spouse Donors’ / Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Fav Terrorist

City Council Watch: Brad Lander’s ‘Spouse Donors’ / Melissa Mark-Viverito’s Fav Terrorist

Brad Lander’s ‘Spouse Donors’ | Seth Barron   Brad Lander of Park Slope raised eyebrows recently when he called backers of Yungman Lee, who is challenging Nydia Velazquez in the Democratic primary, “scumbags.”  Lander refused to retract the insult, saying […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr. discussed budget priorities for Council District #17 with their staffs during a meeting in the borough president’s office on April 15, 2016.

Diaz, Salamanca Huddle on Budget Priorities

 

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

In Their Own Words: Julio Pabon, Bronx Not For Sale

The future of our community will be decided on February 23rd with the election for our next City Councilmember. More than just another City Council race, this race is a reflection of the national debate in the presidential race: money […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Bronx Politics, Election News, Op Ed