Albert Baldeo, the Democratic challenger who almost managed to unseat Republican State Senator Serf Maltese in 2006, and who decided to run again this year, is dropping out of the race and endorsing the other Democratic challenger, City Councilman Joe Addabbo, according to Addabbo’s campaign.
It’s considered an important race because the Read More
Fernando Ferrer announced today he will endorse Joe Addabbo in the Democratic State Senate primary in Queens.
Addabbo, a term-limited City Councilman, is facing Albert Baldeo, who Read More
City Hall Chatter has an interesting item about Diana Reyna, a Democratic councilwoman from Queens, heaping praise on Republican state Senator Serf Maltese recently. Reyna’s council colleague, Joe Addabbo, is challenging Maltese in what is sure to be a high-profile race.
"Let’s make sure that our friend Serf continues to remain in our Read More
Republican State Senator Serf Maltese, whose narrow re-election in 2006 has made him a target for Democrats this year, said he’s not going anywhere.
“I’m very happy here. I’m enthusiastic,“ Maltese told me outside the State Senate chambers on the third floor of the capitol building in Albany. “I’m disappointed, very disappointed that Joe 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
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
Just because Eliot Spitzer is out of office doesn’t mean Republicans are forgetting about him. In fact, if Republican Read More
Here’s Republican State Senator Serph Maltese of Queens, who barely won re-election two years ago, talking about how happy he would be to have Michael Bloomberg face off against Eliot Spitzer in the 2010 governor’s race.
He also seems to tone down expectations for Rudy Giuliani’s performance in New York State, saying Read More
State Senator Serph Maltese raised $108,581.48 in the latest fund-raising period.
But the Republican from Queens, who narrowly won re-election in 2006, also spent $72,812.82.
That leaves him with $89,694.22 on hand.
Contributions that caught my eye came from the Nassau County Police Read More
Insurgent Republican activist Bart Haggerty filed a lawsuit yesterday in Albany County Supreme Court against the Queens County Republican Organization stemming from their re-organizational meeting, which was held two weeks ago today.
Haggerty filed a similar lawsuit in 2005 and lost.
So, I wondered, how is this different?
“That’s actually Read More