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It’s Insider Vs. Outsiders in Republican Council Primary on Staten Island

A tradition of handing down power within this 50th Council district office is under assault in the most contested Republican primary in this cycle.

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One of the Council’s Newest Members Faces a Veteran Challenger and a New Voice

The 12th district, which covers the northeast Bronx, has seen two consecutive Council members ousted for corruption. Six months to the day after a special election elevated Kevin Riley to the seat, he faces two rivals on Primary Day.

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Underdog Hopes Third Time’s the Charm in Bronx Primary Against Council Land-Use Chair

Helen Hines is running for a third time against Rafael Salamanca, who enjoys hefty advantages.

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West Bronx Council Race: Will Higher Turnout Drown Out a Famous Name?

What’s in a name? The 11th District City Council primary is likely to find out.

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In Second Election of the Year, Bronx Council District Has 9 Candidates in 2 Primaries

Voters in the Bronx’s 15th Council District won’t be able to say they didn’t have options this year.