Post Tagged with: "primaries"

John Liu at his primary victory party Sept. 13. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

John Liu Wins, Making History Again

East Asian, Elections 2018, Queens September 14, 2018 at 8:16 pm

John Liu is on track to become the first Asian-American state senator after his primary win, which came despite not receiving the full support of the Chinese community, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Julia Salazar (Photo from Julia Salazar for State Senate website)

What Salazar’s Win Has Revealed

Elections 2018, Jewish, New York September 14, 2018 at 4:49 pm

The democratic socialist candidate’s win says a lot about a generational divide in the Jewish community, says an opinion piece in The Forward.

Jessica Ramos, with her family at Barriles Restaurant on the night of her victory. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Four Female Candidates of Colombian Descent Win in NY

Elections 2018, Latino, Queens, South American, Women September 14, 2018 at 3:39 pm

The streets of Jackson Heights celebrated well into the night as four women of Colombian origin won their Democratic primaries on Thursday night, Queens Latino reports.

Dec. 13, 2014 - A woman writes "I CAN'T BREATHE!" on a sign in preparation for Millions March NYC, held Dec. 13, 2014, shortly after a Staten Island grand jury declined to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo over the death of Eric Garner. (Photo by Julius Motal for Voices of NY)

A Primary Race in SI District Where Eric Garner Died

Elections 2018, Staten Island September 12, 2018 at 5:23 pm

A Staten Island state Senate primary race between incumbent Diane Savino and long-shot opponent Jasmine Robinson “deprived” voters of a conversation on issues stemming from the death of Eric Garner, writes City Limits.

Josue Pierre at the 51st West Indian American Day Parade. Photo Credit: Josue Pierre Facebook

District Leader Josue Pierre Looks for Another Win

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2018 September 12, 2018 at 12:36 pm

The Haitian Times looks at how the 42nd Assembly District male leader Josue Pierre, up for re-election on Sept. 13, has worked to increase civic engagement among the Haitian community in the Flatbush area.

Rep. Joseph Crowley debated Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, right. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Primary Debates in Jackson Heights Get Raucous

Elections 2018, Politics, Queens June 25, 2018 at 6:01 pm

A series of heated debates among Democratic primary candidates for state and federal office in Jackson Heights is seen as opening a new chapter in Queens politics, Queens Latino reports.

(Photo by Chenghui Hsu via World Journal)

Party Registration Keeps Flushing Voters from Casting Votes

East Asian, Elections 2017, Queens September 14, 2017 at 4:07 pm

A poll worker tells World Journal that many Chinese hesitate to register with a political party, causing some to be turned away during the primaries.

Carlos Menchaca, chair of the Committee on Immigration of the New York City Council, addresses a New York Immigration Coalition briefing, with Suzanne Robinson Davis of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center standing behind him. (Photo by Alex Ayala for Voices of NY)

Highlights of the 2017 NYC Primaries

Elections 2017, New York September 11, 2017 at 4:21 pm

New York Jewish Life looks at seven races to keep an eye on the day of the primaries, all involving City Council seats.

The former senator for New York convinced 115,401 voters in New York City alone. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

Hillary Clinton Sets the Pace among NY Latinos

Elections 2016, Latino, New York, Politics April 21, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Supporters and analysts explain to El Diario/La Prensa why Hillary Clinton obtained 65 percent of the Hispanic vote in the New York primary.

(Photo courtesy of New York City Asian-American Democratic Club via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Political Forum Urges Asian Americans to Vote

Asian, Brooklyn, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics August 12, 2016 at 11:08 am

The Asian-American New York State Primary Candidate Forum, attended by activists and candidates, sought to encourage communities to vote on Primary Day in September, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Keith Wright and his family (Photo by Bill Moore via Amsterdam News)

Before Conceding, Keith Wright Shares His Views

African American, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics June 30, 2016 at 3:35 pm

State Assembly member Keith Wright speaks to Amsterdam News the day after the Democratic primary race to succeed Rep. Charles Rangel.

Adriano Espaillat declaring victory. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

Espaillat Poised to be First Dominican in U.S. Congress

Dominican, Elections 2016, Latino, Manhattan, Politics June 29, 2016 at 5:03 pm

After narrowly winning the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District, Adriano Espaillat is poised to be the first Dominican in U.S. Congress, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Tim Wu and John Liu. (Photos via timwu.org and liunewyork.com)

Tim Wu, John Liu Rejoin Academia After Primary Defeats

Asian, New York, Politics September 24, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Two Asian-American politicians who were defeated in the September 9 Democratic primary are rejoining academia, reports World Journal.

State Senator Gustavo Rivera and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at Rivera's victory party at the Escape Restaurant & Lounge in Norwood in the Bronx on September. (Photo via Gay City News)

Bronx Council Member Defeated After Anti-Gay Video

Bronx, LGBTQ, Politics September 10, 2014 at 5:41 pm

Losing in the primaries to incumbent Gustavo Rivera for a Bronx State Senate seat, Fernando Cabrera had released a video generously praising the Ugandan government, reports Gay City News.

Tim Wu at World Journal headquarters with World Journal North America CEO James Yang. (Photo via World Journal)

Tim Wu Shares Views with World Journal

East Asian, New York, Politics September 8, 2014 at 8:13 pm

Lieutenant governor hopeful Tim Wu expressed his views on a number of topics of interest to the Chinese community at World Journal’s editorial offices.