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Councilman-elect Halloran lays out agenda for district

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 25, 2009 | No Comments

Dan Halloran said he is vowing to get more money for his district after having been elected Nov. 3 to replace City Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) as the representative for northeast Queens. Halloran, a Republican attorney from Auburndale, told the TimesLedger Newspapers staff during an interview this week that he would follow in Avella’s footsteps [...]

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Asian voter harassment claims eyed

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 18, 2009 | 4 Comments

An organization that protects the civil rights of Asian Americans said it is investigating complaints of voter harassment during the Nov. 3 City Council race between Dan Halloran and Kevin Kim, who is Korean American. Glenn Magpantay, a staff attorney at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, said the group is looking into [...]

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Qns. GOP seats 3 on Council

Posted by Jeremy Walsh in City Comptroller, City Council, District 19, District 20, District 32, Mayor on November 11, 2009 | No Comments

During an election marked by turmoil over term limits and a tempestuous Democratic primary season, Queens Republicans last week gained two seats in the City Council and solidified their hold over a third in a borough where the GOP is heavily outnumbered. Flushing businessman Peter Koo triumphed over Yen Chou, a former aide to Councilman [...]

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Halloran win not a surprise: Queens Dems

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 11, 2009 | 2 Comments

Queens Democrats said they were not shocked at Republican City Councilman-elect Dan Halloran’s win over Kevin Kim in last week’s race to replace Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) as the representative for northeast Queens due to the district’s tendency to elect Republicans. Halloran, a GOP attorney from Auburndale, defeated Kim, a Bayside Democrat who formerly worked [...]

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Halloran defeats Kevin Kim

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 4, 2009 | 6 Comments

Republican Dan Halloran defeated Democrat Kevin Kim for a seat on the City Council following a race that become increasingly contentious as the candidates accused each other’s campaigns of religious and racial discrimination. Halloran, an Auburndale attorney, beat Kim, a lawyer who was formerly the deputy director of community affairs for U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman [...]

Halloran, Kim answer questions on the issues

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on October 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

City Council contenders Kevin Kim and Dan Halloran answered tough questions about issues in the race to replace Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) at an East Bayside Homeowners Association candidates forum last week. Kim, a Democrat from Bayside, and Halloran, a Republican attorney from Whitestone, discussed taxes, overdevelopment and a recent article in the Queens Tribune [...]