Manhattan attorney Reshma Saujani may have been U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-Astoria) toughest opposition in years, but the longtime congresswoman handily defeated her challenger in last week’s Democratic primary because she has been visible in her district, political insiders said.
Edward Braunstein won last week’s Democratic primary because he had broad support from voters across his northeast Queens district as well as the backing of the party’s county organization, political insiders said.
U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) easily defeated his Democratic challenger in last week’s primary and will now face Republican James Milano, a Long Island doctor who has called for the longtime congressman to be investigated.
Edward Braunstein, a former aide to state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), edged past three opponents Tuesday in the Democratic primary in the first step of the race to replace Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside), according to unofficial election results.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) will remain western Queens’s voice in Congress after handily defeating challenger Reshma Saujani in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, according to unofficial election results.
U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) bested Democratic opponent Patricia Maher in Tuesday’s primary while James Milano defeated Elizabeth Berney for the Republican slot in the race, according to unofficial election results.