City and State News Campaign Round Up, Jan. 25 by Chris Bragg

City and State
City and State
Campaign Round Up, Jan. 25
Chris Bragg
01/25/2012

 

State Senate

Senate Republicans are proposing the first Asian-majority district in Flushing, Queens, and an Orthodox Jewish-majority district in Borough Park in Brooklyn.

GOP Sen. Bill Larkin will not run again after the 2012 elections.

Questions on the 63rd Senate seat.

caption contest for the new seat.

Greg Ball will run for re-election to the Senate, not for Congress as rumored.

More rumors of Jeff Klein teaming up with Senate Republcians.

Manhattan

Sen. Adriano Espaillat is considering a run for Congress.

More on Ben Kallos’ run for Jessica Lappin’s seat on the Council.

Brooklyn

Hakeem Jeffries spoke to his old law school about prison gerrymandering.

Bronx

Adolfo Carrion won’t run for his old Bronx BP job, but could run for mayor or comptroller.

Elsewhere

GOP Senate candidate Marc Cenedella took full responsibility for his racy website.

His wife is no stranger to blogging controversy.

Congressman Chris Gibson hauled in $245,000.

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