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Councilwoman enters leadership race

Councilwoman enters leadership race

Mott Haven Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito cruised to re-election on Nov. 5 and immediately announced that she wants one of the most powerful jobs in city government – City Council Speaker.

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Incumbent defeats five opponents handily, promising she won’t forget Mott Haven in her split district.

Arroyo swamps Pabon to retain Council seat

Arroyo swamps Pabon to retain Council seat

Councilwoman will continue to represent Melrose, Hunts Point and Longwood.

Tuesday is primary day: Get out and vote!

Polls will be open on Sept. 10 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can find your polling place by calling 1-866-VOTE-NYC or visiting http://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/Search.aspx If no candidate wins 40 percent or more of the vote, a runoff election between the top two finishers will be held on Oct. 1. Information on the candidates can […]

Money gap narrows in council race

City Council candidate Maria del Carmen Arroyo is closing the money gap with her challenger Julio Pabon, new filings with the city’s Campaign Finance Board show.<!–more–> The finance board, which had withheld public funds from Arroyo’s campaign while she was embroiled in a dispute over the fraudulent signatures submitted on her nominating petitions, delivered $33,658 […]