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
Just because you send out a media advisory about a protest doesn’t mean the event is yours. That’s what City Council candidate Elizabeth Crowley learned on Saturday when she and a handful of Maspeth residents protesting a noisy bar in the neighborhood found themselves joined by one of Crowley’s rivals in the June 3 Read More
SEIU Local 1199 has endorsed City Council candidate Elizabeth Crowley, one of the Democrats running in the special election to fill Dennis Gallagher‘s seat.
The union is hugely powerful politically, particularly in special elections. So this is fairly big, if not all that surprising.
The one potential wrinkle: 1199 is working hand-in-hand at Read More
The Working Families Party endorsed Democratic City Council candidate Elizabeth Crowley for the special election in Queens on June 3. It’s not an entirely surprising move, considering Crowley is the leading Democratic candidate, and a united Democratic front will be needed to claim that seat, which has been held by Republicans for years. Read More
Democratic City Council candidate Elizabeth Crowley, who is running against Anthony Como and others for the seat vacated by Republican Dennis Gallagher, is going after the pet-owner’s vote.
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
Michael Bloomberg just announced that the special election to fill the City Council seat vacated by Republican Dennis Gallagher, who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct, will be on June 3. The winner of that election will serve until the end of the year. Another election will be held in November to choose a candidate Read More
Wednesday night, the Queens County Republican Party endorsed Anthony Como for the City Council seat being vacated by Dennis Gallagher.
The endorsement was made during a meeting of district leaders at the county headquarters in Middle Village, and comes amid talk that the former Republican County leader and city councilman in that area, Tom Ognibene, Read More