The winner of the primary will go on to compete on the ballot in November’s general election—which in a city that leans as heavily Democratic as New York means most seats will be filled by whoever wins in June.
Hear directly from the hopefuls running for eight Bronx-only City Council districts, and for borough president, in this series of debates hosted by BronxNet and City Limits.
Borough presidents have few real powers, but they do have a role in rezonings and development because they make advisory recommendations as part of the land use review.
Weeks ahead of the June 22 primary, some of the largest donations in the race have come from real estate developers, a City Limits analysis of campaign finance records found. The contributions come at a hotpoint for the quickly developing borough, a moment where anti-development sentiment remains high, and recent city zoning plans have drawn criticism.
Candidates for mayor pitched policies on a range of topics last week—and people running for comptroller, borough president, district attorney and Council joined in.
Plus, comptroller hopefuls on investing and sex crime, a DA candidate weighs in on cybercrime and calls for a tenant union.
Staten Island no ha tenido un presidente municipal del Partido Demócrata en 32 años y nunca ha tenido un BP de color. César Vargas está tratando de acabar con ambas tendencias.