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Patrick Delices is street campaigning at the Hunts Point Ave. 6 train last Wednesday.

Republican candidates face long odds in local City Council races

Politics November 6, 2017 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

Even though no Bronx Republican has won a seat on the New York City Council in two decades, the party’s candidates in the 8th and 17th Council districts are not giving up on tomorrow’s general election without a fight.

Salamanca easily wins Democratic primary

Salamanca easily wins Democratic primary

Government, Politics September 15, 2017 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

Incumbent Rafael Salamanca Jr. cruised to victory in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary, defeating retired health care administrator Helen Hines, his only opponent, to continue representing Hunts Point, Longwood and Melrose in the 17th City Council District.

Councilman looks to defend his seat in Sept. 12 primary

Councilman looks to defend his seat in Sept. 12 primary

Politics August 23, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

“Every couple of weeks, there’s a different pressing issue,” says City Councilman Rafael Salamanca, 37, who will run in a Sept. 12 primary to protect his seat in the 17th City Council District.

2017 runner-up makes another run at City Council seat

2017 runner-up makes another run at City Council seat

Politics August 23, 2017 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Helen Hines hopes to pull off an upset, as incumbent Rafael Salamanca’s only opponent in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary for the 17th City Council District seat.

By Annie Nova. Julio Pabon thanks his campaign volunteers at Yolanda's Restaurant on the Grand Concourse after the Feb. 23 election.

Pabon remains defiant in concession speech

Government, Politics February 24, 2016 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

Julio Pabon, who campaigned as a political outsider and called for a revolution in the South Bronx, finished a distant third in the Feb. 23 special election for the 17th district of the City Council, but the tone at his concession speech was upbeat.

Rafael Salamanca voted to City Council

Rafael Salamanca voted to City Council

Politics February 23, 2016 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

Community Board 2’s district manager wins special election to replace Maria del Carmen Arroyo Rafael Salamanca, the candidate endorsed by the Bronx County Democratic Committee and the district manager of Community Board 2, is the apparent winner in the special election for the 17th district of the City Council, representingRead More

Candidates go head to head

Candidates go head to head

Government, Politics February 16, 2016 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Six council hopefuls tell viewers ‘I’m your best bet’ A candidate debate for the vacant City Council seat in District 17, taped for BronxNet on Feb. 12, frequently came back to the question of which candidate could best challenge the political status quo. After Maria del Carmen Arroyo’s sudden resignation inRead More

Campaign funds pour in for Salamanca

Campaign funds pour in for Salamanca

Government, Politics February 12, 2016 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

Rafael Salamanca, the candidate backed by the Bronx Democratic Party machine, continues to bring in large contributions from elected officials and from businesses that need the support of politicians.