Posts Tagged ‘Democratic primary’

David Finds a New Goliath

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Attorney Jeffrey Kurzon announces his candidacy for Congress in downtown district By Adam Janos Attorney Jeffrey Kurzon, 36, announced his candidacy for New York’s 7th Congressional district early Thursday morning, setting himself up as an early challenger to incumbent Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez in the Democratic primary of 2014. Valazquez represents parts of the Lower East [&hellip
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Clyde Williams Cites Momentum As He Casts His Vote in Primary

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Williams with his family. Photo by Jon Lentz. Clyde Williams, a candidate for the new 13th Congressional District who has been overshadowed by incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel and another challenger, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, cast his vote in the Democratic primary this morning in Harlem. After voting, Williams said he was confident he could come from behind and win today’s primary, pointing to [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli Scott Stringer, Manhattan’s borough president and Upper West Sider, is backing his neighborhood’s favorite son for attorney general. Stringer endorsed Eric Schneiderman Aug. 26, citing his reform credentials and fighting corruption in the State Senate. “If I only had one reason behind my decision, it is that there is no better candidate [&hellip
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Perkins Fights For Environment

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: In the current New York State Senate, there are few lawmakers truly fighting for a better environmental future for New Yorkers. Bill Perkins is one such legislator. He has a proven record of fighting for New Yorkers and getting results. As State Senator for the 30th District, Bill Perkins has fought for [&hellip
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Meet the Candidates

Written by admin on . Posted in Politics

The New York Democratic primary elections take place Sept. 14. In the coming weeks we’ll outline some of the key city, state and national races so you’ll be prepared (and encouraged) to vote
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Politics

By Dan Rivoli The Upper West Side will participate in the city’s hottest races, such as embattled Rep. Charles Rangel’s re-election campaign and the six-candidate primary for an open State Senate seat. But there is a three-way primary that will likely attract attention from the most die-hard Democratic voters
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