Campaign Roundup: April 18, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics.


Mayoral candidate, and current Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer.

2013 Mayoral Race

Three of the NYC mayoral candidates spoke at an educational panel.

U.S. Senate

Wendy Long has a very high burn rate so far.

Staten Island

Mark Murphy is staffing up.

Opponent Michael Grimm is having his petitions challenged for the Independence Party line.

Brooklyn

The retiring Ed Towns won’t use his petitions to try and anoint a successor.

State Senate

Senate Democrats are broke seven months before the battle to retake the chamber.

Roy McDonald picked up the endorsement of a Republican committee.

Elsewhere

Gatemouth looks at the implications of various fringe congressional candidates.

Assembly Democrats are making a final push to move state legislative primaries to June.

Rep. Louise Slaugher says her broken leg is just fine.

But the Buffalo News says Slaughter’s injury and age (82) could be real problems against Maggie Brooks.

To read more from City & State click here.

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