The incumbent will be back representing Hunts Point and Longwood, after surviving a vigorous challenge from upstart Julio Pabon.
Polls will be open on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can find your polling place by calling 1-866-VOTE-NYC or visiting http://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/Search.aspx If no candidate wins 40 percent or more of the vote, a runoff election between the top two finishers will be held on Oct. [...]
Challenger claims incumbent’s staff forged signatures The race for Hunts Point’s seat on the City Council became a whole lot more heated in late July, as the challenger, Julio Pabon, publicly accused incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo of standing by while her campaign staff forged large numbers of signatures to [...]
Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. has appointed ten new members to Community Board 2. The board represents Hunts Point and Longwood in an advisory capacity on issues ranging from land use and housing to schools and jobs. Applicants must live or work in the community.