AG candidate Eric Schniderman, whose opponents include at least one female candidate, is having a fund-raiser Friday featuring his prominent female supporters.
They include: State Senator Liz Krueger, Council Members Gale Brewer and Julissa Ferras, as well as former public advocate Betsy Gotbaum, former Council member Ronnie Eldridge, and major Democratic donor Susan Read More
Here’s a flier for State Senator Hiram Monserrate’s upcoming Three Kings Day event, which has on it the name of City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras, who worked for Monserrate before she was elected to his Council seat.
Recently, Monserrate has become something of a pariah among some (but Read More
Not everyone has stopped their political work today.
Here’s a message I received from City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras of Corona, explaining why she’s supporting Bill Thompson for mayor. The message, which was sent out this afternoon, encourages people to sign up and volunteer for Thompson’s campaign.
I’ve been speaking with a number of Read More
ALBANY—Even as the Republican-led coalition in the State Senate forges ahead with plans to hold session today, Democrats are trying to pull State Senator Hiram Monserrate back into their fold.
There's a meeting going on right now in his Queens district called by the Rev. Al Sharpton, where I'm told by Read More
Ongoing fluidity notwithstanding, it seems safe to assume that once their heads stop spinning, the state (and maybe national) Democrats will make it a serious priority to make both Pedro Espada and Hiram Monserrate into former elected officials.
The senators, who cost the Democrats support of the State Senate by crossing Read More
Bill Thompson was endorsed by four Dominican-American elected officials, including one that Michael Bloomberg endorsed for re-election last year.
On the steps of City Hall, Thompson was endorsed by City Councilman Miguel Martinez, and Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat, both of Manhattan. Bloomberg endorsed Espaillat in his re-election last year.
Also endorsing Thompson, but Read More
Here’s a photo from newly elected City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras’ victory party last night, where she was congratulated by her former boss, State Senator Hiram Monserrate.
After allegations that he had assaulted his girlfriend, Monserrate kept a low profile during the race. 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
While campaigning for City Council candidate Julissa Ferreras at a senior center in Corona, Bill Thompson fielded a few questions about his own candidacy.
"I'm definitely running for mayor," Thompson told the first table of seniors he approached, who smiled at the news. "We need a change in City Hall," he said.