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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 […]

Campaign Finance Board denies Arroyo funds

Campaign Finance Board denies Arroyo funds

As the race nears the home stretch, a challenger has more spending power.

Appeals court dismisses case vs. Arroyo

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 […]