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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Flushing

Communications workers endorse Liu

Former city Comptroller John Liu has continued to rack up endorsements in his campaign to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside). Comments (5)
St. Albans

NAACP voter registration set to run through October

The NAACP wants every eligible voter to cast their ballots on every Election Day, which is why the civil rights organization held a rally to assist all southeast Queens residents to register to vote. Comments (1)

Friday, June 13, 2014

Bayside

Working Family Party endorses Liu

The Working Families Party, which supported state Sen. Tony Avella’s (D-Bayside) re-election in 2012, has thrown its weight behind his opponent. Comments (10)
Political Action

Boro Dems face interparty fight over Avella, IDC

In recent years, there have been few major interparty battles within the Queens Democratic Party. This year, the situation may be different with Queens Democratic Chairman U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) indicating that the Democratic county organization will not endorse state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) for re-election in the 11th Senate District in northeast Queens. Comments (2)

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jackson Heights

Dems duel for Jax Hts. district leader post

“District leader” is hardly a household title, but two women vying for the Queens Democratic Party post in western Queens are relying on the hallmark of typical elections by registering campaign committees, turning to unions and brandishing endorsements. Comments (2)
Jamaica

SE Queens holds party to greet Huntley on return from prison

The Rev. Charles Norris Sr. and Clergy United for Community Empowerment welcomed former state Sen. Shirley Huntley back from prison with a party Tuesday. Comments (2)

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