There’s been a deluge of endorsement announcements today that well-meaning flacks are (constantly) reminding me of. Here are a few:
Planned Parenthood’s Action Fund endorsed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for re-election. This comes just days before Representative Carolyn Maloney is expected to enter the race.
Robert Kennedy Jr. endorsed Cy Vance for Manhattan D.A. They entered Read More
I haven’t been able to reach any officials with the city’s Board of Elections yet, but if you ask Republican Anthony Como, the special election in Queens’ 30th Council District is over.
"I won by 38 votes," Como told me this evening. "I feel great."
Also running in the four-way special election Read More
This post has been updated.
The counting is still going on in the special election for the Queens 30th City Council district, but a spokesman for the candidate who came in last place is claiming victory–because he helped prevent another Democrat, Elizabeth Crowley, from winning.
According to unofficial results, Crowley is a few votes Read More
As of this morning, it looked like Republican Anthony Como had edged out Democrat Elizabeth Crowley to win yesterday’s special election for a City Council seat in Queens.
According to the Board of Elections, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, the results are:
Anthony Como: 2,352 votes (31.71 percent of the vote)
Elizabeth Crowley: Read More
Democratic City Council candidate Charles Ober got the Independence Party endorsement for the June 3 special election that will determine who will finish Dennis Gallagher’s term.
“Charles Ober has a genuine affinity for, and practical track record on, the issues and processes of grassroots democracy that the Independence Party cares about," said the party’s Queens Read More
Juniper Park Civic Association, a (surprisingly?) large and organized community group in western Queens, is hosting a debate for candidates in the June 3 special election to fill Dennis Gallagher’s City Council seat, and it will be followed the next day by a forum for candidates in the same race.
JPCA’s influence was best demonstrated Read More
The two Republican candidates running in the June 3 special election to fill Councilman Dennis Gallagher’s seat in Queens have already split the local G.O.P. into a conservative faction and an establishment one. Now there’s a hint that the same thing, albeit to a lesser degree, could happen with the two Democratic candidates. Read More