Post Tagged with: "Carlos Menchaca"

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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 Pamela Granda)

Menchaca Becomes First Mex-Am. Elected in NYC

Brooklyn, Elections 2013, Featured Posts, LGBTQ, Mexican, Voices' Picks September 11, 2013 at 11:28 am

Carlos Menchaca beats three-term incumbent in Brooklyn to become city’s first Mexican-American elected official.

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

Brooklyn Candidate Vies to Become First Mexican-American Councilman

Elections 2013, In the News, Latino, LGBTQ, Mexican, Politics June 11, 2013 at 5:26 pm

After observing a lack of assistance from elected officials in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Carlos Menchaca decided to run for a City Council seat in northern Brooklyn, reports El Diario-La Prensa.