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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 […]
As the race nears the home stretch, a challenger has more spending power.
The case to knock reining City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo off the ballot before the September Democratic primary was upended today by a five-member panel of State Supreme Court judges who heard the case on Tuesday in a Manhattan court. The court’s Appellate Division on Wednesday dismissed challenger Julio Pabon’s argument that the incumbent […]
The referee ruled that even though more than a thousand of the signatures on nominating petitions were fraudulent, enough valid signatures remained to meet the threshold of 450 required by law.
Incumbent City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo admitted under oath that people employed by her campaign had committe fraud.