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2012 CITIZENS UNION CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES

Note: this list below contains only the names of candidates who completed Citizens Union’s candidate questionnaire.

General Election

KEY

Citizens Union endorsed candidates in bold.

Incumbents noted with a caret (^)

Races that were not evaluated by Citizens Union are noted with an asterisk (*)

BronxSenate District 29* – Jose M. Serrano^

Senate District 33* – J. Gustavo Rivera^

Senate District 34* – Jeffrey D. Klein^Assembly District 81 – Jeffrey Dinowitz^Councilmanic District 12** – No endorsementAndy King, Joseph Nwachukwu, Cheryl Simmons-Oliver, Michael Welch BrooklynSenate District 18* – Martin Malave Dilan^

Senate District 20 – Eric Adams^

Senate District 22 – Martin J. Golden^, Andrew GounardesAssembly District 41* – Joseph Hayon

Assembly District 45* – Russell C. Gallo

Assembly District 47* – William Colton^

Assembly District 52* – Joan Millman^

Assembly District 54* – Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.^

Assembly District 55* – William F. Boyland Jr.^

Assembly District 57* – Walter T. Mosley III

Assembly District 60* – Inez D. Barron^Manhattan

Senate District 27 – Brad M. Hoylman

Senate District 28* – Liz Krueger^

Senate District 31* – Adriano Espaillat^

Assembly District 65 – No endorsement – Wave Chan

Assembly District 72* – Gabriela Rosa

Assembly District 76 – No endorsement – Micah Kellner^, Mike Zumbluskas

Queens

Senate District 10 – James Sanders Jr.

Senate District 11 – Tony Avella^

Senate District 12* – Tony A. Arcabascio

Senate District 15 – Joseph Addabbo^, Eric Ulrich

Senate District 16 – No endorsement – Toby Ann Stavisky^, J.D. Kim

Assembly District 25 – Nily Rozic, Abe Fuchs, Jerry M. Iannace

Assembly District 33* – Barbara M. Clark, Clyde Vanel

Assembly District 36* – Aravella Simotas^

Assembly District 40 – Ron Kim, Phil Gim

 

Staten Island

Senate District 23 – Diane J. Savino^

Assembly District 62 – Joseph Borelli, Anthony Mascolo

Assembly District 64 – Nicole Malliotakis^, John Mancuso

 

Outside of New York City

Senate District 53 – David Valesky

**Note that for City Council District 12, this is a Special Election to fill the remainder of the term, which will complete at the end of 2013.


Primary Election – Contested Races

KEY

Citizens Union preferred candidates in bold.

Incumbents noted with a caret (^).

Races that were not evaluated by Citizens Union are noted with an asterisk (*).

Bronx – Democratic Primaries

Senate District 33* – J. Gustavo Rivera^

Assembly District 77* – Anthony Curry

Assembly District 80 – Mark Gjonaj

Assembly District 84 – Maximino Rivera

Assembly District 86* – Nelson Castro^

Assembly District 87 – Daniel Figueroa III, Luis R. Sepulveda

Brooklyn – Democratic Primaries

Senate District 18 – Martin Malave Dilan^, Jason A. Otano

Assembly District 42 – Rodneyse Bichotte, Rhoda S. Jacobs^

Assembly District 54* – Rafael L. Espinal Jr.^

Assembly District 55 – William F. Boyland Jr.^, Nathan Bradley, Anthony L. Herbert

Assembly District 57 – Olanike Alabi, Martine Guerrier, Walter T. Mosley III

Assembly District 58* – Terry Hinds

Assembly District 60 – Christopher Banks, Inez D. Barron^

Manhattan – Democratic Primaries

Surrogate Judge – Barbara Jaffe, Rita Mella

Senate District 27 – Thomas M. Greco, Brad M. Hoylman, Tanika Inlaw

Senate District 31 – Adriano Espaillat^, Guillermo Linares

Assembly District 72 – Mayra S. Linares, Gabriela Rosa

Assembly District 74 – Brian P. Kavanagh^

Queens – Democratic Primaries

Senate District 10 – Gian J. Jones, James Sanders Jr.

Senate District 16 – John A. Messer**, Toby Ann Stavisky^

Assembly District 25 – Jerry M. Iannece, Nily D. Rozic

Assembly District 33* – Barbara M. Clark^, Clyde Vanel

Assembly District 38* – Etienne David Adorno

Assembly District 40 – Ethel Chen, Yen S. Chou, Martha Flores-Vazquez, Ron Kim

Queens – Republican Primaries

Senate District 15 – Juan D. Reyes, Eric A. Ulrich

Assembly District 40 – Sunny Hahn

Queens – Independence Primary

Senate District 15* – Eric A. Ulrich

** John Messer’s updated questionnaire provided here. Citizens Union’s 2012 Primary Election Voters Directory contains the original responses of Messer, as this updated questionnaire was provided after the print date.



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