So, who could potentially take on Hiram Monserrate in a Democratic primary, now that he’s been found guilty of a misdemeanor for assaulting his girlfriend?
According to several Democrats and political operatives, the short list is pretty clear: Assemblyman Jose Peralta, City Councilwoman Julissa Ferraras, District Leader Francisco Moya and former State Senator Read More
Ken Mitchell edged out Debi Rose by just 34 votes in the Staten Island City Council special election yesterday, according to the unofficial results from the Board of Elections.
The B.O.E. counted 4,130 votes for Mitchell and 4,096 for Rose.
Mitchell is the former chief of staff to former councilman and now-Representative Mike Read More
After campaigning at a senior center with mayoral candidate and Comptroller Bill Thompson this morning, City Council candidate Julissa Ferreras explained why she's so upset at the tactics of her opponents: robocalls.
"There's an automated call of a woman's voice saying I'm pulling out of the race," Ferreras told me after the Read More
Julissa Ferreras’ campaign just released this Web video attacking Francisco Moya for taking money from people they say are trying to undo tenant protection laws.
The ad calls Moya the candidate of the landlords.
It’s a follow-up to an attack the Ferreras campaign made yesterday.
As I reported yesterday, the donors highlighted Read More
City Council Julissa Ferreras got the endorsement of a tenants group, which is using the occasion to attack her opponent, Francisco Moya, over contributions he got from landlords they say are trying to weaken tenant protection laws.
The president of the Queens Vantage Tenants Council Teresa Perez said Ferreras will make sure “tenants and Read More
The leading candidate in the February 24 special election for the vacant City Council seat in Jackson Height, Julissa Ferreras, did not get matching funds from the Campaign Finance Board, which distributed more then $130,000 to the other three candidates.
Ferreras' most formidable rival, Francisco Moya, a Democratic district leader and former aide to Read More
City Council candidate Julissa Ferreras, who is running to replace Hiram Monserrate in one of the February 24 special elections, was endorsed by two gay Democratic clubs last night.
The first is the Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens. According to the club’s president, there were 14 in favor of Ferreras, five for Read More
A reader passed along this campaign flier from City Council candidate Francisco Moya of Corona, which says that at 15 years old, Moya “was doing more for us than many elected officials do.”
It’s something of a dig at former Councilman Hiram Monserrate, whose former chief of staff, Julissa Ferreras, is the leading candidate Read More
Dave Pollak, a former co-chair of the New York State Democratic Party who, more recently, ran Barack Obama’s campaign in New York, is having a fund-raiser for City Council candidate Francisco Moya.
The event is taking place on February 9 at Pollak's home in Union Square.
Moya is running for Read More