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Turner win stuns boro in ’11

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, City Offices, Congress, District 23, District 24, District 27, District 9, Governor, Mayor, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on December 29, 2011 | No Comments

Heading into 2011, the Queens political scene was supposed to be uneventful, with District Attorney Richard Brown facing no opposition and the foregone conclusion that Democratic judicial candidates would defeat their Republican rivals as they have for every year in recent memory. And while the November elections went as expected — Brown won a sixth [...]

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Boro pols officially welcome Goldfeder

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, Congress, District 14, District 22, District 23, District 31, District 32, District 9, Mayor, State Senate, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on November 10, 2011 | No Comments

Elected officials from all over the state gathered at Junior High School 210 in Ozone Park Sunday to pass the torch to the community’s newest representative in Albany. State Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) was inaugurated before his family, friends, community members and fellow elected officials. Goldfeder, who worked in the political offices of City [...]

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Dem Goldfeder wins Pheffer Assembly seat

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 23 on September 15, 2011 | No Comments

Democrat Phil Goldfeder defeated Republican Jane Deacy in the race for the 23rd state Assembly seat in southern Queens late Tuesday night. Shortly after midnight, the Associated Press reported Goldfeder garnered 7,928 votes, or 54 percent, compared to Deacy’s 6,655, or 46 percent, with 83 of 90 districts reporting. “It feels fantastic,” Goldfeder said after [...]

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Goldfeder spars with Deacy in Assembly debate

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 23, Events on September 9, 2011 | No Comments

A Rockaway debate between Phil Goldfeder and Jane Deacy Thursday seemed to be more about the past of the state Assembly hopefuls than what they promise to do in the future. The two candidates met at Peninsula Preparatory school, at 11-111 Rockaway Beach Blvd., to square off about positions on major Rockaway issues that they [...]

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Special Election: Jane Deacy

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 23 on September 9, 2011 | No Comments

Party Republican Campaign Office 112-20 Beach Channel Drive Rockaway Park, NY 11694 (718) 945-2323 Biography Jane Deacy is entering her first political race to vie for the 23rd Assembly seat. She was one of the first female police officers who went on patrol in New York City in the 1970s, according to her campaign biography. [...]

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Special Election: Phil Goldfeder

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 23 on September 8, 2011 | No Comments

Party Democratic Campaign Office 161-16A Cross Bay Blvd. Howard Beach, NY 11414 (347) 766-3674 Biography Phil Goldfeder, born and raised in the borough, is vying for the 23rd Assembly seat. He attended Brooklyn College, and after graduating subsequently began his political career as a community liaison for City Councilman James Sanders Jr. (D-Laurelton). Goldfeder worked [...]