Monday, 1 September 2014

Category: Elections 2013

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Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Successful entrepreneurs offered advice at the Mission of the African Union to the U.N. in NYC.

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In 2013, NY PACs Rushed to Fund Campaigns

In 2013, NY PACs Rushed to Fund Campaigns

A CUNY Journalism School survey finds two-thirds of real estate donors to PACs do business with NYC.

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Business Donors Get Around NYC Campaign Curbs

Business Donors Get Around NYC Campaign Curbs

A CUNY Journalism School investigation shows that in 2013, insiders found ways to fund those they favored.          

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Latinos Hail Mark-Viverito’s ‘Historic’ Election

Latinos Hail Mark-Viverito’s ‘Historic’ Election

Latino leaders rejoiced when Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito became City Council speaker, the first Hispanic politician to occupy the most important seat in New York City after the mayor, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

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Latino Group Cautions de Blasio Over Cabinet Diversity

Latino Group Cautions de Blasio Over Cabinet Diversity

A Latino organization expresses its discomfort at what it calls a “disturbing pattern” of “marginal inclusion” of Hispanics for top-level appointments in Bill de Blasio administration, reports Gotham Gazette.

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John Liu Reflects on Highs and Lows of His Career

John Liu Reflects on Highs and Lows of His Career

New York City's outgoing Comptroller John Liu is keeping all his options open after he leaves the office on January 1, reports Queens Tribune.

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Political ‘Renaissance’ for Blacks in Brooklyn

Political ‘Renaissance’ for Blacks in Brooklyn

African-American wins in Brooklyn on Election Day ranged from City Council seats to borough and citywide positions, suggesting a community "renaissance" or at the least a "renewal," reports The Brooklyn Ink.

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Young Blood Ready to Shake Up City Council

Young Blood Ready to Shake Up City Council

Meeting with El Diario's editorial board, three recently elected young Latinos vowed to reform New York's City Council.

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Breakthrough Year for Working Families Party

Breakthrough Year for Working Families Party

The Working Families Party had a banner election year, pushing their candidates to victory not only in citywide races but in the City Council and district attorney's office. The success didn't come overnight, reports Amsterdam News.

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Legal Immigrants Cast Votes in ‘Mock Election’

Legal Immigrants Cast Votes in ‘Mock Election’

At a mock election in Jackson Heights on Election Day, legal immigrants cast their votes with the hope that next Election Day, they'll be doing it for real.

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De Blasio Vows to Build Diverse Administration

De Blasio Vows to Build Diverse Administration

A government that looks like the city is what Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio vowed to assemble during a reception at the “Somos el Futuro” conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, over the weekend.

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