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National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

Tuesday, September 20 is National Voter Registration Day and there will be in-person registration events in the Bronx tomorrow. An  estimated 18,000 Bronx residents will turn 18 this year and become eligible to vote. National Voter Registration Day is a […]

Tina Forte, NY-14 candidate

WYSK: AOC rival to visit Hispanic clergy group this week

This Thursday September 8th, Ms. Tina Forte, the Republican Party candidate for Congress (NY-14) opposing Democratic incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes (aka AOC),  will meet with the Hispanic Clergy members at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, […]

Kathryn Garcia, Democrat for Mayor. (Twitter)

Kathryn Garcia commits to improving bike and street safety

On Sunset Park’s Third Avenue (Brooklyn), a notoriously dangerous stretch for cyclists, New York City Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia committed to fully implementing NYC 25X25, to give the streets back to the people and strengthen bike safety, particularly in low-income […]

by · May 23, 2021 · Election News, Politics
Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson

Ex-Rep. Jose Serrano Picks Vanessa Gibson for Bronx Borough President

Former Congressman José E. Serrano announced his endorsement of Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson for Borough President. “Vanessa Gibson is an outstanding leader who has dedicated her career to serving the people of the Bronx. Time and again, she has […]

14th Congressional candidate John Cummings addresses the crowd.

AOC Opponent John Cummings nets $5.5 million from donors

Former NYPD officer and high school civics teacher John Cummings announced that he will be filing a 3rd quarter FEC report that shows he raised $5.5 million from 126,000 donors this quarter alone. He has raised $8.8 million throughout the […]

by · October 19, 2020 · Election News, News, Politics
Farias fundraises off Diaz ‘rat’ comment

Farias fundraises off Diaz ‘rat’ comment

In an email to supporters former 2017 and declared 2021 Council candidate Amanda Farias blasted CM Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr. for his “Unapologetic mafia mentality.” In an email also titled, Unapologetic mafia mentality,” Ms. Farias writes: “After Diaz Sr.’s comments […]

Breaking News: Rev. Ruben Diaz for Congress

Breaking News: Rev. Ruben Diaz for Congress

Political Buzz   After weeks of hinting that he was considering a run to replace retiring South Bronx Rep. José Serrano, Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. made it official Saturday afternoon at his annual New York Hispanic Clergy Organization gala […]

Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: Council Member Ruben Diaz Sr. Considers a Run For Congress

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman, Rubén Díaz Sr. Considering a Run For Congress You should know that earlier this week, U.S. Congressman Jose Serrano announced that due to medical reasons he will not seek reelection. Those of us who know […]

Leading Public Advocate candidates in Tuesday's nonpartisan special election.

Press Clips: Public Advocate Special Election, 2/26

Last month, twenty-three people filed petitions to run for the vacant position of New York City Public Advocate, and seventeen candidates (one suspended her campaign) made it onto Tuesday’s nonpartisan Special Election ballot. Because it is a City Charter-mandated nonpartisan […]

City Hall: Special Election on Feb. 26 for NYC Public Advocate

City Hall: Special Election on Feb. 26 for NYC Public Advocate

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, New York City will hold a citywide special election for Public Advocate. The Public Advocate seeks to resolve complaints from the public about City agencies and services, recommends how the City can best serve New […]

by · January 29, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Election News, News
Public Advocate Wannabes Get 8-1 Matching Funds

Public Advocate Wannabes Get 8-1 Matching Funds

MAYOR DE BLASIO SIGNS LEGISLATION EXPEDITING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1288, which makes all elections between now and the 2021 primary, including the upcoming […]

by · January 2, 2019 · Election News, Government, News
Amanda Septimo

Bronx Chronicle Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly (AD 84)

In the 84th Assembly District, The Bronx Chronicle endorses 27-year-old challenger Amanda Septimo, a former top aide to Rep. Jose Serrano, against 24-year incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen E. Arroyo. While both women hold similar position on the issues, Septimo has the […]

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

Bronx Primary Election Guide for September 13

The state primaries are on Thursday, September 13th. On Thursday, Bronx voters will cast their ballots in the primary election contests for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, in addition to races for state Senate, Assembly and other political party […]

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Endorsement for September 13 Democratic Primary: State Sen. Jeff Klein

The Bronx Chronicle proudly and loudly endorses State Senator Jeff Klein in the upcoming Democratic primary election on September 13. Sen. Klein is an able, experienced and diligent state lawmaker. He is well-deserving of re-election as our representative in Albany. […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza visit Pre-K and 3-K classrooms at P.S. 25, The Bilingual School, Bronx. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

On First Day of School, Chancellor Carranza Hops a School-Bus with Kids

  Chancellor Carranza briefly exchanged his chauffeured SUV for a standard yellow school bus Wednesday morning and accompanied a pair of Queens tots on their inaugural 15-minute trip to PS 377. Climbing aboard at 7:30 a.m. on 159th Avenue in […]

by · September 5, 2018 · Election News, News