Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 19 seat, which represents Little Neck, Bayside, Douglaston, North Flushing, Whitestone, Auburndale and College Point. Comments (2).
Two candidates are competing in the election for the City Council District 27 seat, which represents St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights, Jamaica, Baisley Park, Addisleigh Park, Queens Village, Rosedale and Springfield Gardens. Comments (1).
Each of southeast Queens’ three City Council districts will be contested in next week’s general election, but the candidates challenging the winners from September’s Democratic primaries are facing steep odds. Comments (1).
Photos (l.) by Phil Corso and by Christina Santucci
Tuesday’s general election will mark the end of a long and contentious campaign to restore the reputation of the northeast Queens City Council district after its city councilman was arrested earlier this year. Comments (3).
A City Council hopeful from northeast Queens pledged a strong allegiance to his flag pin after a scuttle with the city Campaign Finance Board over whether or not he could be pictured wearing it. Comments (2).
The only political debate between two Middle Village candidates for City Council was a fiery one, prompting a steady stream of cheers and jeers from the audience for nearly an hour and a half. Comments (1).
There was no reason for Queens Public Television to flip-flop on plans to air its borough president debate because the station was not required to invite third-party candidate Everly Brown in the first place, according to the Federal Communications Commission. Comments (2).
Four City Council races involving 11 candidates will be on the ballot in northeast Queens on Election Day, setting the stage for a potentially different political landscape by year’s end. Comments (1).
None of the candidates for borough president disagree on which one among them has the backing of Queens’ political and business establishment, but they do differ on how that should sway voters in next week’s general election. Comment.