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Peralta touts Thompson for mayor in 2013

Posted by Rebecca Henely in City Offices, District 13, Mayor, State Senate on February 25, 2011 | No Comments

State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) threw his support behind former city Comptroller Bill Thompson becoming Mayor of New York at his Black History celebration at Langston Hughes Library Thursday.

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Bloomberg campaign spending outpaces Avella’s 250-1

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Mayor on July 23, 2009 | No Comments

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has outspent City Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) by about 251 times in the bid for the city’s highest seat, according to recent filings, but Avella said he is ignoring the numbers and instead focusing on getting his name and message out to city residents. “I don’t pay attention to fund-raising,” Avella said. [...]