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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 […]
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.