Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

On Point

Denying representation to District 23 residents

I’m delighted to be resuming my On Point column for the TimesLedger papers. I had taken a hiatus in order to run for the New York City Council seat left vacant by the sudden departure of Councilman Mark Weprin in May of this year. I placed second in the Democratic primary, losing by 300 votes out of approximately 7,000 cast. Comments (4)

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015


Decent borough turnout in judicial elections

Many Queens residents who did not have any special elections in their districts came out to vote on Election Day Tuesday — re-electing three Queens Supreme Court justices, a Civil Court judge as well as Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015


Grodenchik defeats Concannon for City Council seat

Eastern Queens voters have ultimately chosen Democrat Barry Grodenchik to be their next City Council representative following long and competitive primary and general election races in this off-year contest. Comments (4)

Hyndman wins Scarborough’s Assembly seat in landslide

Democrat Alicia Hyndman defeated the Republican candidate, Scherie Murray, Tuesday night in a landslide victory in the off-year general election for the state Assembly seat formerly held by William Scarborough. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015


Voting exceeds primary pace late in the day in Oakland Gardens

In eastern Queens, voting for Republican Joe Concannon and Democrat Barry Grodenchik appeared to pick up after 5 p.m. with one poll worker in Oakland Gardens reporting that turnout for the City Council seat exceeded the primary pace. Comment


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