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Numbers, Clout Stay the Same for Latino Pols

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics September 13, 2013 at 11:56 am

After some election year shuffling, Latino presence in the City Council and State Assembly is virtually unchanged.

While the mayoral primaries took top billing in the media, plenty of City Council races, and a district attorney one, also garnered the attention of the ethnic and community media. (Photo by Maite Junco/Voices of NY)

Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

Elections 2013, Featured Posts, Politics, Voices' Picks September 11, 2013 at 10:15 pm

History was made and various lawbreakers were shown the door, including the once-powerful Vito Lopez.

(Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa)

Mixed Reaction to Possible Return of ‘Shameless’ Assemblyman

Bronx, Crime, Latino, Politics May 29, 2013 at 5:03 pm

El Diario-La Prensa reports that former Assemblyman Nelson Castro might run for the same position he was forced to vacate only weeks ago. It has stirred up community reactions that go from praising his “courage” to “You can’t trust people like that.”