Category Archives: Elections

Rangel Isn’t Surprised by Powell Bid | Daily Politics Blog

Charlie Rangel isn’t surprised by Adam Clayton Powell IV’s announcementTuesday that he will run to succeed Rangel, who plans to retire after his current term ends in 2016. “I don’t remember a time Adam Clayton Powell wasn’t running,” the longtime … Continue reading

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Adam Clayton Powell IV Declares For Congress

In an email to friends and supporters yesterday, former assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV declared his unambiguous intention to run for Congress in 2016. He begins his email, “Now that Congressman Charlie Rangel has begun his last term, it’s time … Continue reading

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Bronx borough president’s ex-aide now a foe at the polls – NY Daily News

Denis Slattery of NY Daily News reported further on my blog posting yesterday about Camella Pinkney-Price’s plan to run for Bronx BP in 2017. Slattery noted that “Political insiders were puzzled by Pinkney-Price’s decision to run while at the same … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Bronx Activist Dr. Camella Pinkney-Price Is Running For Bronx BP 2017

Say what??? Dr. Camella P. Price for #BronxBP in 2017. The NYC Campaign Finance Board released data for the disclosure period: July 2014 – January 2015. Dr. Price, a former employee of Bronx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. reported $2,746.53 in net contributions … Continue reading

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4 indicted N.Y. pols win re-election – POLITICO.com

Politico.com points out NY voters belief in due process and that indicted pols are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law (and not public opinion). "They may have won their midterms on Tuesday, but for a handful of … Continue reading

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Bronx Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo fails to disclose campaign filings – NY Daily News

Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo is a scofflaw, says the man who wants to replace her in Albany, and the state Board of Elections supports his contention.Angel Molina, a Democrat running on the Republican line in November’s general election in the 84th … Continue reading

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Pichardo Wins 86AD By A Hair — Again

Unofficially, @BOENYC reports AM Victor Pichardo won #86AD Dem primary manual count by TWO votes over rival Hector Ramirez. The BOENYC will seek to certify the results at next Tuesday’s Commissioners meeting. The Supreme Court hearing has been moved from … Continue reading

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Hand Recount Scheduled In The Bronx’s 86AD Assembly Race

Bronx 86AD update: After opening 153 absentee, affidavit, military, and special [cast by BOE employees and poll workers] ballots, challenger Hector Ramirez overcame a 29 vote deficit to take a six vote lead over Assemblyman Victor Pichardo. Ramirez won those … Continue reading

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Bronx DA Still Has 86AD In His Sights

This post has been edited. Another case of election fraud in the 86AD. This morning, the Bronx BOE begins the official recanvass of the vote from the September 9 Primary Election. Before the 86AD recanvass may be delayed Bronx DA … Continue reading

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Assemblyman informant gets probation after lying to investigators – NY Daily News

A Bronx Assemblyman who turned wire-wearing federal informant was sentenced to two years of probation on Thursday for lying to investigators. Now-former pol Nelson Castro, 42, had faced up to two years in prison for his not-so-bright fibs to the … Continue reading

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