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.

Democrat Lebarty drops primary challenge to Titus

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, District 31 on July 20, 2010 | No Comments

A west African immigrant who was planning a run for Assembly dropped his bid early Tuesday morning. Okenfe Lebarty sent a mass e-mail message to his supporters around 12:40 a.m. alerting them that he could not go forward with his run against state Assemblywoman Michelle Titus (D-Far Rockaway) in this fall’s Democratic primary. Lebarty, who [...]