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Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Flushing

Stavisky triumphs over S.J. Jung for second time

State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) beat back a challenge from community organizer S.J. Jung and will represent the 16th District for the eighth time since 1999. Comments (15)

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Flushing

Backlash continues for Jung

Elected officials are speaking out against S.J. Jung, the failed Democratic candidate for state Senate, who they believe was falsely claiming their support as well as using photos of them to promote his campaign. Comment
Opinion

The lessons 9/11 can teach us about picking a president

I remember being angry for at least seven years that our then feckless and incompetent President George Bush could not bring Osama Bin Laden to justice for his declaration of war on 9/11. Comments (10)

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Maspeth

Barnwell shocks incumbent Markey in Assembly upset

The rising tide of anger at the city’s plan for a homeless shelter in Maspeth cost state Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Maspeth) her chance for a tenth term in November. Comments (16)
Politics

Sanders beats Adams without Dems’ backing

State Sen. James Sanders (D-Rochdale Village) defeated Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams in a hard-fought match in which the Queens Democratic Party backed the challenger over the incumbent. Comments (1)
Politics

Vanel wins race to fill Assembly seat long held by Barbara Clark

Lawyer Clyde Vanel defeated four other candidates in the race to fill the state Assembly seat vacated by Barbara Clark, who died earlier this year. The contest was close in the race to represent a district that includes parts of Cambria Heights, Glen Oaks, Queens Village, Rosedale and Springfield Gardens. Comments (8)

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Politics

Recapping notes from the polls on Primary Day

Assembly candidate knocked off ballot writes in his name in Woodside Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Politics

Markey loses seat, Hyndman and Stavisky keep theirs

BARNWELL DEFEATS MARKEY Lawyer Bryan Barnwell delivered a stunning blow to state Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Maspeth), walking away with 66 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s Democratic primary with 92 percent of the precincts counted, the city Board of Election unofficial results revealed soon after the polls closed. Comments (1)
Politics

Hyndman wins a landslide victory for full term as assemblywoman

With seemingly low voter turnout the Democratic primary race in District 29 looked like it could go either way, but Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Springfield Gardens) came out victorious, defeating opponents Lorraine Gittens-Bridges and Linda Guillebeaux with 73.3 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results reported by NY1. Comments (3)
Politics

Sanders defeats Adams soundly in state Senate race

State Sen. James Sanders (D-Rochdale Village) defeated Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams in a hard-fought match in which the Queens Democratic Party backed the challenger over the incumbent. Comment

Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Politics

Follow TimesLedger’s coverage of the Sept. 13 primary

The TimesLedger Newspapers will be updating coverage of the Sept. 13 primary in Queens throughout the day Tuesday on the timesledger.com website, Facebook and Twitter. We will track turnout, any problems that develop at the polls, voter preferences for certain candidates and any significant trends that emerge. Comments (1)
Cambria Heights

Block champions relationships in District 33 Assembly race

Bryan Block, a candidate in the race to fill the state Assembly seat left vacant by the death of Barbara Clark, said that his campaign was built upon the strength of the relationships he established over his work as a community advocate. Comment

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