Letitia James

Jewish Voters More Divided Than Other Groups

Exit polls show a strong return to the Democrats in backing de Blasio, but 44 percent were with GOP's Lhota.

11/05/2013
Assistant Managing Editor
Story Includes Video: 
0

Democrat Bill de Blasio won a resounding and historic victory to become New York's 109th mayor Tuesday night, with an estimated 73 percent of the vote, scoring high across ethnic, religious, age and gender lines. 

Bill de Blasio, bottom, won more Jewish support than other recent Democrats, but lost 44 percent to Joe Lhota. Getty Images

James Wins Public Advocate Race

Squadron grounded as Crown Heights councilwoman is poised to be first African American woman to hold citywide office.

10/02/2013
Assistant Managing Editor
Story Includes Video: 
0

Letitia James, a City Council member representing Crown Heights, easily won the city's only runoff election yesterday to become the Democratic nominee for public advocate. With no Republican opponent and only minor opposition in November's election, she is likely to become the the first African American woman to hold citywide office.

Letitia "Tish" James
Syndicate content