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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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Flushing inaugurates first new Assembly member in 28 yrs.

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, Congress, District 26, District 27, District 7, U.S. House on November 10, 2011 | No Comments

Residents of the 27th state Assembly District began a new era for their community as they welcomed the first new Assembly member in nearly three decades to represent Flushing, Whitestone and Fresh Meadows. Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz (D-Flushing) appeared at a formal ceremony Sunday before various borough and state officials, including Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), [...]

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Simanowitz beats DeSena

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 27 on September 15, 2011 | No Comments

Democrat Michael Simanowitz easily won the special election Tuesday to replace his former boss, state Assemblywoman Nettie Mayersohn, as District 27’s representative in Albany’s lower legislative body. Simanowitz had secured 77 percent, or 4,181 votes, with 65 of 97 precincts reporting Tuesday night,, while his opponent, Republican Marco DeSena, had only received 23 percent or [...]

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Special Election: Michael Simanowitz

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 27 on September 8, 2011 | No Comments

Party Democratic Campaign Office 67-15 Parsons Blvd. Electchester, NY 11365 (718) 969-5711 Biography Michael Simanowitz, an Electchester father of four who grew up in Forest Hills, is vying for the 27th state Assembly seat. He worked beginning in 1996 as chief of staff to outgoing District 27 Assemblywoman Nettie Mayersohn, who retired from the seat [...]

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Candidates make final push

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 27 on September 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

When voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide who will replace Nettie Mayersohn as District 27’s representative in the state Assembly, they will be faced with a choice between a seasoned veteran of state government and a newcomer looking to bring change to Albany. After being held by Mayersohn for 28 years, the seat [...]

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Special Election: Marco DeSena

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 27 on September 8, 2011 | No Comments

Campaign Office: 24-55 Francis Lewis Blvd. Whitestone, NY 11357 718-690-3737 Seat: 27th Assembly District District: Parts of Flushing, College Point, Pomonok, Fresh Meadows, Electchester, Kew Gardens and Richmond Hill Parties: Republican and Conservative Bio: Marco DeSena, who was born and raised in College Point, is vying for the 27th Assembly seat. He works as a [...]