Politics

Bronxites march to reject Trump

Bronxites march to reject Trump

Government, Politics November 28, 2016 at 3:35 pm 0 comments

One organizer said the key question remains how to tap into the frustration of residents and get them involved in the political process.

South Bronx sounds off at mayoral forum

South Bronx sounds off at mayoral forum

Government, Politics October 31, 2016 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

Throughout the evening, the mayor tried to calm residents’ anxieties over the scarcity of affordable housing.

Councilman fights myths about ex-cons’ voter rights

Councilman fights myths about ex-cons’ voter rights

Government, Politics October 11, 2016 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

Councilman Rafael Salamanca wants to make sure that New Yorkers who have spent time in jail aren’t duped into believing they can’t vote. Former felons, like everyone else, have until Oct. 14 to register to vote in local and national elections, even if they have been released from prison andRead More

Salamanca, other incumbents, take primaries

Salamanca, other incumbents, take primaries

Government, Politics September 15, 2016 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Incumbents swept four local primaries on Tuesday.

September 13 is primary day

September 13 is primary day

Government, Politics September 13, 2016 at 8:41 am 0 comments

In Melrose and Mott Haven, challengers take on the incumbents in four Democratic races.

Lawsuit fails to block Bronx primaries

Lawsuit fails to block Bronx primaries

Government, Politics September 8, 2016 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Though a federal court judge ordered Democratic primaries in the Bronx to go ahead as scheduled on Sept. 13, she told plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging fraud by high-ranking county Democrats that she is open to hearing more details in their case as they gather evidence.

Lawsuit alleges massive fraud by Bronx Democrats

Lawsuit alleges massive fraud by Bronx Democrats

Government, Politics August 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm 4 comments

In an effort to maintain its stranglehold on elected office in the Bronx, the leaders of the borough’s Democratic Party have carried out an elaborate scheme to rig the makeup of the county committee, a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Aug. 16 charges.

Wonky upstart announces Assembly run

Wonky upstart announces Assembly run

Politics August 13, 2016 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Jackson Strong will try to unseat Carmen Arroyo, the 80-year-old incumbent who has held the 84th District Assembly seat since 1994, in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary. The townhouse renovator says that “the quality of representation in our district is unacceptable.”