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Assembly members in western Queens hold onto seats

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, District 23, District 28, District 30, District 34, District 35, District 36, District 37, District 38, District 39 on November 3, 2010 | No Comments

Despite a reported anti-incumbent, anti-Democrat mood across the nation, all the seated Democrats won another term in the state Assembly races in western Queens this year, according to unofficial election results from NY1.

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GOP’s Powietrzynski runs for Hevesi’s seat

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 28 on August 19, 2010 | No Comments

Alex Powietrzynski, a Republican running for state Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi’s (D-Forest Hills) seat, grew up as communism was dissolving in Poland and cultivated a hyper-awareness of politics and its direct impact on people.

Queens officials and candidates pledge reform in Albany

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, Congress, District 10, District 11, District 13, District 14, District 15, District 16, District 22, District 23, District 24, District 26, District 28, District 36, District 38, U.S. House on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

Senators, Assembly and Congress members and those running for those positions have signed pledges on Wednesday by New York Uprising, a non-partisan, independent group formed by Koch that has a mission to “end corruption in Albany and reinstate the public’s faith in government by offering real, honest and sensible solutions that legislators and candidates can implement, adhere to and be held accountable for executing once elected or re-elected to office.”

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Hevesi gears up for challenge from Democrat, Republican

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 28 on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) has raised more than the Democrat and Republican challenging him for his seat in Albany, according to the July 15 filings with the state Board of Elections. Hevesi, who has served the district since winning office in a special election in 2005, raised $59,323 in the last campaign finance [...]