Special Election

Councilman Vincent Gentile To Run On Democrats' Side For Rep. Grimm's Old SeatBrooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-43rd) will be the Democratic candidate in the race for the vacant congressional seat that had been occupied by Michael Grimm.
Gov. Cuomo Sets Special Election Date To Replace GrimmGov. Andrew Cuomo has set a May 5 date for a congressional special election to replace Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congressman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
Cuomo Expects To Meet Friday Deadline For Setting Election Date To Replace GrimmThe special election would decide the replacement for Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congessman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
Political Experts Eyeing Possibilities In Special Election For Staten Island Congressional SeatStaten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is all but locked in his place on the Republican and Conservative party lines as any would-be competitors have stepped aside.
Polls Show Booker Maintains Lead Over Lonegan Ahead Of Wednesday Special ElectionA Monmouth University poll released Monday finds the Newark mayor maintaining a double-digit lead, 52 to 42 percent among likely voters.
Poll Shows Steve Lonegan Gaining On Cory Booker In N.J. Senate RaceA new Quinnipiac University poll finds the race for U.S. Senate in New Jersey has tightened. The special election is scheduled for Oct. 16.
Poll: Booker Tops Lonegan By 16 Percent For US SenateThe Oct. 16 special election will determine who completes the last 15 months of Sen. Frank Lautenberg's term.
Lautenberg's Widow Endorses Rep. Frank Pallone For Senate SeatBonnie Lautenberg also took a few mild swipes at Pallone's chief Democratic competitor in next month's primary, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, as a candidate whose numerous TV appearances and celebrity connections won't necessarily translate to effective governing.
Poll: Booker Has 'Insurmountable Lead' In Senate Primary RaceThe Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.
Booker Releases First Ad In U.S. Senate RaceThe social media-savvy mayor posted a link to the 30-second video titled "Run" to Twitter on Tuesday evening.
N.J. Supreme Court Won't Hear Arguments On Special Election DateNew Jersey's top court has decided not to hear arguments on when Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a special U.S. Senate election, effectively leaving the date at Oct. 16.
N.J. Senate Hopeful Wants Debates Ahead Of August Special Election PrimaryRep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not "based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.''
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