Politics

100 PERCENT – Election 2020 – Predictions

The biggest race is that of president of the United States. Four years ago I was the only Bronx political reporter to openly call the race for Donald Trump. During the past four years Donald Trump was cruising to an […]

by · November 2, 2020 · Politics
Candidate Gene De Francis and incumbent Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez as they stand with the crowd of community leaders at the grand opening of the NIDC new office 10-28-2020.

While Some Think the Presidential Race Can Go Either Way – One Bronx Assembly Race is Now 50-50

Just as one Gaffe may have cost soon to be former Congressman Eliot Engel in his congressional race, the same may be happening in the 80th Assembly District race in the General Election. The current Assemblywoman may have her own […]

by · November 2, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
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
11th City Council candidate and 81st A.D. Male District Leader Eric Dinowitz handed the book bags to the children.

South Bronx City Councilman Rafael Salamanca Gives Out Book Bags and School Supplies in Norwood

South Bronx City Councilman Rafael Salamanca came up to Norwood to give out book bags and school supplies with Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and his son 11th City Council  district candidate Eric Dinowitz. Also on hand was Councilman Andrew Cohen who […]

by · September 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Bronx Republican Party Leader Michael Rendino (center), 14th Congressional candidate John Cummings (left),  and 80th A.D. Assembly candidate Gene Defrancis (right).

Bronx Republican Party Shows Off John Cummings For Congress and Its November Candidates

Wednesday night the Bronx Republican Party showcased its candidates for the November 3rd General Election. The slate of candidates is led by President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term as President of the United States.  John Cummings is […]

by · September 28, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics, Uncategorized
Larry Sharpe explaining what he is doing to help the Libertarian Party maintain its current qualified party status in New York State.

Libertarian Party Visits the Bronx

Larry Sharpe, The Libertarian Party candidate for Governor of New York State in 2018, received 90,816 giving the Libertarian Party qualified party status, and automatic ballot access for the first time in the history of the party’s existence. A minor […]

by · September 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics

100 PERCENT – 11th Council District

This is the first of a series of articles on the Bronx City Council races. There are currently six candidates who have announced they are running in the 11th Council District, and I have divided them into two categories. There […]

by · September 1, 2020 · Politics
Financial Focus: The Joe Biden Economic Tax Plan

Financial Focus: The Joe Biden Economic Tax Plan

Now that the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventons are over, we can not forget what the next President, whomever he is, will face: The treasury is going to need increased revenues while trying to assist lower paying workers with […]

Crowded Fields in Bronx 11th and 15th City Council Races Already

While Democratic candidates prepare for the November General Election, in the Bronx 11th and 15th City Council Districts the field of candidates to replace future Supreme Court Justice Andrew Cohen and future Congressman  Ritchie Torres keeps growing. Both Cohen and […]

by · August 14, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
People waiting on line outside a parkchester poll site.

Primary Day 2020 at the Polls

What Happened At the Polls On Primary Day 2020 By Robert Press It seems that the Board of Election underestimated the number of people that would come out and vote on Primary day 2020. In visiting many locations in different […]

by · June 28, 2020 · Politics

How Did It Go On Primary Day?

As I write this there are tens of thousand absentee ballots that have to be counted in the Bronx. As long as the envelope is postmarked June 23, 2020 the ballot must count. There were close to 70,000 Absentee ballots requested […]

by · June 27, 2020 · Politics

Primary Day 2020 Who Will Win?

Primary day 2020 will go down in election history as this was a totally new way of campaigning. The petition process was cut down, and the number of signatures required to get on the ballot was lowered. Little did anyone […]

by · June 22, 2020 · Politics

Primary Races to Watch This Primary Day

With a federal judge reinstating the New York State Presidential Primary, here are some other races in the Bronx to watch. There will be primaries in all four Bronx congressional districts, but the 14th and 15th districts may be the […]

by · May 6, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Politics
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera filed paperwork to challenge freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary for her Bronx-Queens congressional seat.

BREAKING NEWS: Ex-CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera to challenge AOC

The NY Post and other media outlets are reporting that former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run against incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) in the upcoming June 23rd Democratic primary election. […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Bronx Politics, Government, News, Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to the packed room.(Photo: Robert Press)

AOC, Bernie in Parkchester

In front of an estimated at twenty-five thousand people at Queensbridge Park ( what could be the largest crowd to see any of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary contenders), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez credited Sen. Bernie Sanders as inspiring her to […]

by · October 20, 2019 · News, Politics