New York City Borough President elections, 2013

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The 2013 elections for Borough Presidents will be held on November 5, 2013, to coincide with elections for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, and members of the New York City Council. Primary elections were held on September 10, 2013.[1]

Bronx Borough President[edit]

Incumbent Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. (D) is seeking reelection. Díaz was first elected Bronx Borough President in 2009.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

2013 Bronx Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [2] 93% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ruben Diaz 58,505 83.8%
Democratic Mark Escoffery-Bey 11,313 16.2%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Elizabeth Perri

Green Party[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Carl Lundgren

General election/Result[edit]

Diaz won the election in a landslide.

Brooklyn Borough President[edit]

Incumbent Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (D) cannot run again because of term limits.[3] Markowitz has served three terms (12 years) as Brooklyn Borough President.[3]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Withdrew[edit]
Disqualified[edit]
  • John Gangemi, former New York City Councilman (petition signatures ruled invalid)[6][7]
Declined[edit]

General election/Result[edit]

Adams won the election in a landslide.

Manhattan Borough President[edit]

Incumbent Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (D) is not seeking reelection but is instead running for New York City Comptroller in the 2013 election.[8]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Gale
Brewer
Robert
Jackson
Jessica
Lappin
Julie
Menin
Other Undecided
Fairbank, Maslin Maullin, Metz & Associates * April 24–28, 2013 512 ± 4.3% 20% 15% 12% 4% 48%
  • * Internal poll for Gale Brewer campaign

Results[edit]

2013 Manhattan Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [10] 98% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gale Brewer 58,771 39.7%
Democratic Jessica Lappin 35,073 23.7%
Democratic Robert Jackson 28,481 19.2%
Democratic Julie Menin 25,713 17.4%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • David Casavis

Libertarian Party[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • David Casavis

General election[edit]

Brewer won the election in a landslide.

Results[edit]

Queens Borough President[edit]

Incumbent Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (D)[11] could not run again due to term limits. Marshall has served three terms (12 years) as Queens Borough President.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Results[edit]

2013 Manhattan Borough President Election Democratic Primary Results [13]100% of precincts reporting
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Melinda Katz 48,975 44.5%
Democratic Peter Vallone 37,132 33.7%
Democratic Everly Brown 13,755 12.6%
Democratic Tony Avella 10,218 9.3%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Aurelio Arcabascio

General election/Result[edit]

Katz won the election by a large margin.

Staten Island Borough President[edit]

Incumbent Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro (C) cannot run again because of term limits. Molinaro has served three terms (12 years) as Staten Island Borough President.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Disqualified[edit]
  • Richard Luthman (didn't collect enough petition signatures)[14][15]

Green Party[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Henry Bardel

Libertarian Party[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Silas Johnson

General election/Result[edit]

Oddo won the election in a landslide.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ELECTION DATES". Board of Elections City of New York. 
  2. ^ "Election 2013". 
  3. ^ a b c Croghan, Lore (January 14, 2013). "'A champion for Brooklyn': Pols have raised big bucks for race to become borough president". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Blau, Reuven (January 28, 2013). "Exclusive: City lawmaker Domenic Recchia drops Brooklyn Beep run - paving way for outspoken state lawmaker Eric Adams". NY Daily News. 
  5. ^ a b c "Carlo calls it quits". The Brooklyn Paper. April 26, 2012. 
  6. ^ "He’s back! More than 30 years later, former City Councilman John Gangemi set to run for Brooklyn Borough President". NY Daily News. March 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ Adam Martin, "Brooklyn’s Borough President Race Is Now Just One Guy", New York August 9, 2013 http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/08/brooklyns-borough-president-race-is-down-to-one.html
  8. ^ Fermino, Jennifer (July 23, 2013). "Sen. Gillibrand backs Scott Stringer over Eliot Spitzer in Democratic race for city controller". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Feiden, Douglas; Durkin, Erin (April 12, 2013). "Manhattan borough president candidates gifted nonprofits whose board members donated to campaigns". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Election 2013". 
  11. ^ a b c d e Dejohn, Irving (July 9, 2013). "Three Queens Borough President candidates slam $3 billion Willets Point proposal". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ Leroy Comrie profile, nydailynews.com; accessed February 27, 2014.
  13. ^ "Election 2013". 
  14. ^ a b c Wrobleski, Tom (May 20, 2013). "Staten Island's Dems tab Louis Liedy in the race for Borough Hall". Staten Island Advance. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Democrat Richard Luthmann drops Staten Island BP campaign after Court of Appeals defeat". slive.com. August 21, 2013.