SE Queens candidates pass through revolving-door NAACP debate

SE Queens candidates pass through revolving-door NAACP debate

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, Congress, District 10, District 11, District 33, District 6, State Senate, U.S. House on September 3, 2010 | No Comments

A political debate in St. Albans last Thursday hosted five candidates running for four offices representing southeast Queens, but incumbents and their challengers never once met face-to-face during the forum.

SE Queens races draw new blood

SE Queens races draw new blood

Posted by Howard Koplowitz and Ivan Pereira in Assembly, District 10, District 31, District 33, State Senate on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

The July filing with the state Campaign Finance Board revealed that state Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D-Queens Village) and state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) will be facing competition during this fall’s primary from upstart Democrats Clyde Vanel and Lynn Nunes, respectively, who challenged other longtime incumbents in last year’s City Council races.