- Three-Way Race Creates Excitement In Special Election - Candidates Compete for Darryl Towns’ Seat (By Harold Egeln, Brooklyn Daily Eagle) A recent WNYC Radio report commented on the upcoming special election for the 54th Assembly District race between Rafael Espinal, endorsed by two political parties and favored by another; Jesus Gonzalez, a Working Families Party candidate backed by north Brooklyn reformers; and Deidre Towns of the Towns political family.
- Ray Kelly, Police Commissioner: Mayor Of New York In 2013? (Huffington Post) Kelly, an independent who would probably run as a Republican, was chosen by 23 percent, including 17 percent among Democrats, when the independent poll asked New York City voters who they most want to see elected mayor in 2013.
- July 27, 2011 - Kelly Top Of The Heap For New York City Mayor, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Bloomberg Inches Back To A Positive Approval (Quinnipiac University) "Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has never given the faintest hint that he'd like to move from Police Headquarters across the street to City Hall, but New York seems to like the idea of Kelly for mayor," said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
NYC Mayor 2013 Race Begins