James, Stringer Win Big

City Councilwoman Letitia James added to the historic nature of Tuesday’s election, becoming the first Black woman elected to City-wide office. James, a Democrat, had no major-party opposition on the ballot to succeed Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio as Public Advocate. She took more than 83 percent of the vote Tuesday night. James led her closest […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 22

Candidates Seek To Replace Vallone Five candidates are vying to take over for term-limited Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) in Astoria. Former deputy chief of staff for Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows), Democrat Costa Constantinides has assisted on key legislations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to protect wetlands and to improve the quality of drinking […]