Tag: tony-avella

Voters hit the polls in Whitestone as election workers are short staffed


Nov. 7, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan By 9:30 a.m. on election day, more than 200 locals cast their ballots at P.S. 139Q Alfred J. Kennedy in Whitestone – the biggest poll site in the area.  Many of the voters at this location turned out for the City Council District 19 race in northeast Queens. They…
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Avella on the verge of winning primary race for northeast Queens City Council seat after ranked-choice voting recount

Jul. 5, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Tony Avella has declared victory for the Democratic nomination for the District 19 City Council seat after the city’s Board of Elections released unofficial results of its ranked-choice voting recount for the June 27 primary race, which has the former longtime politician leading by 123 votes. The latest ballot,…
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