Post Tagged with: "17th City Council district"

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.

NYCHA should be Council candidates’ priority, say tenants

NYCHA should be Council candidates’ priority, say tenants

Housing January 29, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Two NYCHA tenant leaders say the candidates for the open 17th district City Council seat should put some focus on badly needed repairs in public housing.

Candidates submit first campaign finance disclosures

Politics, Uncategorized January 28, 2016 at 12:57 pm 2 comments

Democratic party’s candidate, Rafael Salamanca, nearly doubles runner-up By relying on large contributions from elected officials and businesses, Rafael Salamanca has raised nearly twice as much money as his nearest rival in the race to succeed Maria del Carmen Arroyo on the New York City Council. Salamanca reported a warRead More

Few candidates have cash on hand

Politics January 28, 2016 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

As many as six of the 11 candidates to replace Maria del Carmen Arroyo on the New York City Council appear to lack the money to compete, a second round of fund-raising disclosures shows. Two candidates appear to have abandoned their efforts. Joann Otero added just $70 in two contributionsRead More

Eleven candidates vie for open City Council seat

Politics January 28, 2016 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

Voters to choose Arroyo’s replacement on Feb. 23 In a special election to be held on Feb. 23, a crowded field of candidates is vying to replace Maria del Carmen Arroyo on the New York City Council. Arroyo, who had represented Hunts Point, most of Longwood, Port Morris and partRead More