Gary Ackerman. Photo by Christina Santucci

Ackerman spends more than he raises in last cycle

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 5, U.S. House on July 29, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) has raised more than $839,000 for his re-election campaign this election cycle and spent more than $864,219, but he is in the black with $1.139 million in cash on hand.

Weiner trumps Turner in fund-raising for 2010

Weiner trumps Turner in fund-raising for 2010

Posted by Anna Gustafson in District 9, U.S. House on July 29, 2010 | No Comments

The $40,000 Bob Turner raised is far less than the amount Anthony Weiner collected, which was about $230,000 from the April 1 to June 30 filing period, according to the FEC.

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Padavan outpacing Avella in money race

Posted by Nathan Duke and Connor Adams Sheets in District 11, District 16, State Senate on July 23, 2010 | No Comments

Frank Padavan, who was first elected to the Senate in 1972, is facing off against Tony Avella, a 2009 mayoral candidate who was elected to the Council in 2001, in a hotly contested race that could prove to be one of the fall’s most acrimonious.

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.

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Maloney doubles challenger Saujani’s war chest

Posted by Nathan Duke and Anna Gustafson in District 14, District 9, U.S. House on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) and Anthony Weiner (D-Forest Hills) have raised more in campaign funds and outspent their opponents in their bids to retain their House seats, according to the July 15 filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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Ackerman dominates fund-raising vs. Republican opponents

Posted by Nathan Duke and Anna Gustafson in District 5, District 9, U.S. House on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Reps. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) and Anthony Weiner (D-Forest Hills) have far outpaced their opponents in fund-raising for their re-election campaigns, according to the July 15 filings with the Federal Election Commission. Ackerman, who first took office in 1983, has brought in $839,000 in contributions and spent $864,000, FEC filings show for the period that [...]