Post Tagged with: "Mark Gjonaj"

Mark Gjonaj (Photo by Laura Stone via Bronx Times)

Gjonaj on Transportation ‘Deserts’ and More

Bronx, Politics January 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm

City Council member Mark Gjonaj talked about the issues facing the 13th district in the Bronx at a community swearing-in, reports Bronx Times.

Margaret Chin and supporters (Photo by Carl Glassman via Tribeca Trib)

How Key Council Races Shook Out

Elections 2017, New York November 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm

There were few surprises in the results of many council races across the city on Nov. 7.

Candidates for the 13th district city council seat: (l-r)  Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, 82nd Assembly District Leader Marjorie Velazquez, community activist John Doyle, and community activist Egidio Sementelli.
(Photo by David Cruz via Norwood News)

Debate for Bronx City Council Seat

Bronx, Elections 2017, Real Estate August 17, 2017 at 4:17 pm

Norwood News reports on a debate between Democratic candidates for the 13th District City Council seat in the Bronx.

Race for a Bronx City Council Seat Widens

Race for a Bronx City Council Seat Widens

Bronx, Politics December 16, 2016 at 1:42 pm

State Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj has joined the race for the City Council seat in the East Bronx being vacated by Jimmy Vacca. In a story on the candidates, Norwood News looks at what a win by Gjonaj could mean for his Assembly district.

A diagram created by the EPA illustrates the role of water in the hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) process. (Photo by EPA, via Bronx Bureau)

Bronx Pols Dispute Pro-Fracking Allegations

Bronx, Business, Environment, Politics September 18, 2013 at 2:57 pm

A new report by a non-profit has identified 13 Bronx politicians in the state assembly and senate who received campaign funds from organizations supporting fracking, the controversial method to extract underground natural gas, reports the Bronx Bureau. But many of them dispute the findings of the report.

Ron Kim

History Made in NYC Elections

Asian, Demographics, Elections 2012, In the News, Politics November 7, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Victories swept through Chinese, Korean and Albanian New Yorkers as one of their own became the first of their community to attain political office – in Congress for Grace Meng and in the State Assembly for Ron Kim and Mark Gjonaj.

Adriano Espaillat defeated Guillermo Linares after a close loss to Charles Rangel over the summer. (Photo from El Diario la Prensa)

Voices in Focus: Primary’s Winners and Losers

Elections 2012, Politics September 14, 2012 at 2:48 pm

Find the outcomes of closely-watched primary races, and races featuring candidates profiled throughout the summer by the community and ethnic press.

Mark Gjonaj, precandidato a la Asamblea Estatal por el Distrito 80. (Photo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Albanian Assembly Candidate Makes Inroads in Latino Stronghold

Bronx, Elections 2012, Politics, Puerto Rican August 14, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Even in a Bronx district that’s 45 percent Latino, an Albanian upstart may give the incumbent Puerto Rican Assemblywoman a run for her money in next month’s primary, reports El Diario La Prensa. Residents of District 80 say they’re impressed with challenger Mark Gjonaj’s door-to-door campaign, while Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera is hardly seen.