Tag: special-election

Suozzi discusses immigration at Whitestone civic meeting ahead of special election


Jan. 19, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Tom Suozzi, a Democrat and former District 3 Congressman, appeared in Whitestone Wednesday night as part of his quest to reclaim his eastern Queens/Nassau County seat in the upcoming special election. At the We Love Whitestone Civic Association meeting, held inside Grace Church, dozens of locals heard Suozzi’s ideas as to how to address national issues such as immigration, as well as critical issues abroad. But the attendees had also expected to see his Republican opponent, Mazi Pilip. Alfredo Centola, president of the association, said that Pilip was invited to the meeting more than…
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Democrat Sam Berger wins special election to fill vacant eastern Queens Assembly seat

Berger/Hirsch special election

Sep. 13, 2023 By Bill Parry & Zachary Gewelb In Tuesday’s special election to replace former Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal, his hand-picked successor, Democratic candidate Sam Berger is comfortably leading Republican and Conservative Party candidate David Hirsch, having secured 55.14% of the vote (2,447 votes) with 99% of precincts reported as of Wednesday morning, according to unofficial results from the city’s Board of Elections. Hirsch finished with 38.87% of the vote (1,979 votes). The Assembly District 27 race to represent the neighborhoods of Flushing, Kew Gardens Hills, Whitestone, Pomonok and College Point was expected to be a close one between the two…
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Special election for vacant Queens Assembly District 27 seat to be held in September

Jul. 24, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Gov. Kathy Hochul on July 24 announced that a special election will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12, to fill the vacant Assembly District 27 seat previously held by Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal who resigned in June.  As Hochul is currently out of New York state, Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado…
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