Facebook group hints at Comrie run for borough president

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Borough President, City Council, City Offices, District 27 on December 22, 2011 | No Comments

The citywide elections may be less than two years away, but that hasn’t stopped a group of mysterious supporters from pushing Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) to be Queens’s next leader. A Facebook group called “Leroy Comrie for Queens Borough President in 2013” was launched this week and there were eight members as of Thursday [...]

Weprin presses the flesh in Rego Park

Weprin presses the flesh in Rego Park in last-ditch effort for votes

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Congress, District 9, U.S. House, Uncategorized on September 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Little Neck) made a final push for votes Monday in his run for Congress, visiting members of the Queens Community House Rego Park Senior Center and sticking to his talking points of saying he would fight to preserve Social Security and Medicare. Weprin is in a tight race with Republican Bob Turner, [...]

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Braunstein defeats Tabone in northeast Queens Assembly race

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 22, District 25, District 26, District 27 on November 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

The increasingly bitter campaign for the northeast Queens state Assembly seat came to an end Tuesday night with Democrat Ed Braunstein’s victory over his Republican challenger Vince Tabone.

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Queens Democrats maintain hold on Queens seats in U.S. House of Representatives

Posted by Anna Gustafson, Connor Adams Sheets and Ivan Pereira in Congress, District 14, District 5, District 6, District 7, District 9, U.S. House on November 3, 2010 | No Comments

Five Queens Democratic Congressional incumbents beat back challenges from Republican opponents Tuesday, securing the Democratic lock on the borough’s representation in the House as expected.