Former Councilman and state Senate candidate Anthony Como netted the support of two prominent former Republicans this week.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorsed state Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) Thursday, calling him “the single most effective when it comes to criminal justice and budget problems.”
The head of the city Board of Elections has been removed from office Tuesday over a series of errors that have occurred on his watch, including the confusing ballot that was almost used in the special election to replace the late City Councilman Thomas White.
A slate of candidates vying to represent Queens in Congress convened for a boisterous candidates’ forum at St. John’s University, where they were each given a chance to express the philosophies and policies they would push if they are sent to Washington, D.C.
Attacks have taken the front seat in the final days of the race to replace state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside).
Over the past two weeks, the two Bayside candidates — Democrat Ed Braunstein and Republican Vince Tabone — exchanged barbs in a succession of debates and candidates’ forums.
While the political climate in Washington, D.C., is one of the most polarized U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Forest Hills) said he has experienced, he hopes to forge ahead with comprehensive immigration reform if elected to another term.