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New York City Borough President elections, 2013

 

New York City Borough President elections, 2013

The 2013 elections for Borough Presidents were held on November 5, 2013 and coincided with elections for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, and members of the New York City Council. Primary elections were held on September 10, 2013.[1]

Contents

  • Bronx Borough President 1
    • Democratic primary 1.1
      • Candidates 1.1.1
      • Results 1.1.2
    • Republican primary 1.2
      • Candidates 1.2.1
    • Green Party 1.3
      • Candidates 1.3.1
    • General election/Result 1.4
  • Brooklyn Borough President 2
    • Democratic primary 2.1
      • Candidates 2.1.1
        • Withdrew 2.1.1.1
        • Disqualified 2.1.1.2
        • Declined 2.1.1.3
    • General election/Result 2.2
  • Manhattan Borough President 3
    • Democratic primary 3.1
      • Candidates 3.1.1
      • Polling 3.1.2
      • Results 3.1.3
    • Republican primary 3.2
      • Candidates 3.2.1
    • Libertarian Party 3.3
      • Candidates 3.3.1
    • General election 3.4
      • Results 3.4.1
  • Queens Borough President 4
    • Democratic primary 4.1
      • Candidates 4.1.1
        • Withdrew 4.1.1.1
      • Results 4.1.2
    • Republican primary 4.2
      • Candidates 4.2.1
    • General election/Result 4.3
  • Staten Island Borough President 5
    • Republican primary 5.1
      • Candidates 5.1.1
    • Democratic primary 5.2
      • Candidates 5.2.1
        • Disqualified 5.2.1.1
    • Green Party 5.3
      • Candidates 5.3.1
    • Libertarian Party 5.4
      • Candidates 5.4.1
    • General election/Result 5.5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Bronx Borough President

Incumbent Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. (D) is seeking reelection. Díaz was first elected Bronx Borough President in 2009.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

2013 Bronx Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [2] 93% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ruben Diaz 64,971 84.8
Democratic Mark Escoffery-Bey 11,727 15.2

Republican primary

Candidates

  • Elizabeth Perri

Green Party

Candidates

  • Carl Lundgren

General election/Result

Diaz won the election in a landslide.

Brooklyn Borough President

Incumbent Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (D) cannot run again because of term limits.[3] Markowitz has served three terms (12 years) as Brooklyn Borough President.[3]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Withdrew
Disqualified
  • John Gangemi, former New York City Councilman (petition signatures ruled invalid)[6][7]
Declined

General election/Result

Adams won the election in a landslide.

Manhattan Borough President

Incumbent Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (D) is not seeking reelection but is instead running for New York City Comptroller in the 2013 election.[8]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Gale
Brewer
Robert
Jackson
Jessica
Lappin
Julie
Menin
Other Undecided
Fairbank, Maslin Maullin, Metz & Associates * April 24–28, 2013 512 ± 4.3% 20% 15% 12% 4% 48%
  • * Internal poll for Gale Brewer campaign

Results

2013 Manhattan Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [10] 98% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gale Brewer 58,771 39.7
Democratic Jessica Lappin 35,073 23.7
Democratic Robert Jackson 28,481 19.2
Democratic Julie Menin 25,713 17.4

Republican primary

Candidates

  • David Casavis

Libertarian Party

Candidates

  • David Casavis

General election

Brewer won the election in a landslide.

Results

Queens Borough President

Incumbent Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (D)[11] could not run again due to term limits. Marshall has served three terms (12 years) as Queens Borough President.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Withdrew

Results

2013 Queens Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [13]100% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Melinda Katz 52,459 44.8
Democratic Peter Vallone 39,406 33.6
Democratic Everly Brown 14,328 12.2
Democratic Tony Avella 10,858 9.2

Republican primary

Candidates

  • Aurelio Arcabascio

General election/Result

Katz won the election by a large margin.

Staten Island Borough President

Incumbent Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro (C) cannot run again because of term limits. Molinaro has served three terms (12 years) as Staten Island Borough President.

Republican primary

Candidates

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Louis Liedy[14]
Disqualified
  • Richard Luthman (didn't collect enough petition signatures)[14][15]

Green Party

Candidates

  • Henry Bardel

Libertarian Party

Candidates

  • Silas Johnson

General election/Result

Oddo won the election in a landslide.

See also

References

  1. ^ "ELECTION DATES". Board of Elections City of New York. 
  2. ^ "Election 2013". 
  3. ^ a b c Croghan, Lore (January 14, 2013). A champion for Brooklyn': Pols have raised big bucks for race to become borough president"'". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Blau, Reuven (January 28, 2013). "Exclusive: City lawmaker Domenic Recchia drops Brooklyn Beep run - paving way for outspoken state lawmaker Eric Adams". NY Daily News. 
  5. ^ a b c "Carlo calls it quits". The Brooklyn Paper. April 26, 2012. 
  6. ^ "He’s back! More than 30 years later, former City Councilman John Gangemi set to run for Brooklyn Borough President". NY Daily News. March 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ Adam Martin, "Brooklyn’s Borough President Race Is Now Just One Guy", New York August 9, 2013 http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/08/brooklyns-borough-president-race-is-down-to-one.html
  8. ^ Fermino, Jennifer (July 23, 2013). "Sen. Gillibrand backs Scott Stringer over Eliot Spitzer in Democratic race for city controller". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Feiden, Douglas; Durkin, Erin (April 12, 2013). "Manhattan borough president candidates gifted nonprofits whose board members donated to campaigns". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Election 2013". 
  11. ^ a b c d e Dejohn, Irving (July 9, 2013). "Three Queens Borough President candidates slam $3 billion Willets Point proposal". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ Leroy Comrie profile, nydailynews.com; accessed February 27, 2014.
  13. ^ "Election 2013". 
  14. ^ a b c Wrobleski, Tom (May 20, 2013). "Staten Island's Dems tab Louis Liedy in the race for Borough Hall". Staten Island Advance. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Democrat Richard Luthmann drops Staten Island BP campaign after Court of Appeals defeat". slive.com. August 21, 2013. 
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