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Markell ’09 race broke rules on spending: City

Posted by Rich Bockmann in City Council, City Offices, Congress, District 11, District 19, District 5, State Senate, U.S. House on July 28, 2011 | No Comments

The city Campaign Finance Board determined last week that the 2009 campaign of Debra Markell to fill the District 19 City Council seat left vacant by state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) had committed two violations. The Democrat’s campaign failed to refund in a timely manner an inappropriate contribution it received and reported several improper post-election [...]

Ed Braunstein leaves PS 41 with girlfriend Stephanie Stern in Bayside.

Braunstein wins nomination in crowded Assembly primary

Posted by Nathan Duke in Assembly, District 26 on September 16, 2010 | No Comments

Edward Braunstein, a former aide to state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), edged past three opponents Tuesday in the Democratic primary in the first step of the race to replace Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside), according to unofficial election results.

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Carrozza seat candidates vie for votes at debate

Posted by Nathan Duke in Assembly, District 26 on September 10, 2010 | No Comments

The five candidates vying for state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza’s (D-Bayside) seat told Mitchell-Linden Civic Association members during a debate last week that they would fight special interests and lobbyists if voters send them to Albany.

Meng Endorses Braunstein

Meng and Kim endorse Braunstein

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 26 on August 27, 2010 | No Comments

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and former city Council candidate Kevin Kim endorsed Ed Braunstein for the seat state Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside) is vacating this fall.

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Opponents slam Braunstein’s ties to Silver

Posted by Nathan Duke in Assembly, District 26 on August 26, 2010 | No Comments

State Assembly candidate Edward Braunstein came under attack this week from his opponents in the race to replace Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside) after his campaign put out a flier calling for Albany reform. Braunstein’s opponents were quick to point out that the Bayside Democrat formerly worked for state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) and that his campaign is being run by The Parkside Group, a political and consulting lobbying firm.

Queens officials and candidates pledge reform in Albany

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, Congress, District 10, District 11, District 13, District 14, District 15, District 16, District 22, District 23, District 24, District 26, District 28, District 36, District 38, U.S. House on July 22, 2010 | No Comments

Senators, Assembly and Congress members and those running for those positions have signed pledges on Wednesday by New York Uprising, a non-partisan, independent group formed by Koch that has a mission to “end corruption in Albany and reinstate the public’s faith in government by offering real, honest and sensible solutions that legislators and candidates can implement, adhere to and be held accountable for executing once elected or re-elected to office.”