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Queens DA Katz cruises to victory over two challengers to win second term

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Nov. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz secured a second term as the borough’s top law enforcement official cruising past two challengers on Tuesday, Nov. 7, with nearly 67% of the vote with more than 97% of the scanners reported, according to unofficial results from the city’s Board of Elections. Howard…
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After losing primary race, George Grasso back on campaign trail in third-party bid for Queens district attorney

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Sep. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry The Breezy Point Republican who nearly shocked the Queens Democratic establishment in 2022, threw his support behind a third-party candidate for Queens District Attorney. Thomas Sullivan, a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, who came within 15 votes of upsetting incumbent Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, eschewed the GOP candidate Michael Mossa of Howard Beach and endorsed retired Judge George Grasso in his bid to unseat Queens DA Melinda Katz in the Nov. 7 general election. “Our public safety crisis has now become a public health crisis. Our current politicians are responsible for a man-made…
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What Queens voters need to know ahead of the June primary election

Jun. 9, 2023 By Julia Moro Election Day is right around the corner, with polls opening for early voting on June 17 ahead of the June 27 primary. There are some contentious democratic primary races to look out for in Queens. Paul D. Graziano, Christopher S. Bae and Tony Avella are facing off for City…
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Op-Ed: Why I’m voting for Melinda Katz

May. 13, 2023 By Councilman Shekar Krishnan Melinda Katz and I haven’t always seen eye to eye. In the contentious 2019 Democratic primary election for Queens District Attorney, I publicly supported Tiffany Cabán, the public defender candidate, over Katz, then the borough president. After Katz won and took office, I opposed her prosecution of a…
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DA Katz endorsed by eight Queens City Council members in re-election bid

May. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry Eight members of the Queens City Council delegation, including Speaker Adrienne Adams, endorsed Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz for re-election, her campaign announced on May 11. The elected leaders, from every corner of the borough, cited the DA’s efforts to engage communities, get guns off the streets, fight human…
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