Quantcast

Gotham Gazette

The Place for New York Policy and politics

Citizens Union

STATE

Bronx Assembly District 76: A Frequent Candidate Tries Again


A former police officer, Peter Rivera has represented Parkchester and other neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough since 1992. And for much of that time, he has been running against Charles Serrano, an exterminator once described as someone " who has made something of a second career out of challenging Democratic incumbents."

In 2000, for example, Serrano challenged Rivera in the Democratic primary. Serrano won with 52 percent of the vote. This time, Serrano is trying a different tact running on the Republican and Conservative lines.

According to the most recent report, Rivera had a campaign balance of about $58,000 at the end of September despite having taken in no contributions in the previous three months. Although Serrano had filed campaign reports for previous campaigns, a report for this year was not available.

 



Print Friendly and PDF

Editor's Choice


Gotham Gazette: Cuomo Heads Into State of the State After Big Announcements, With More to Say Cuomo Heads Into State of the State After Big Announcements, With More to Say Gotham Gazette: What To Do When The L Train Closes What To Do When The L Train Closes Gotham Gazette: To Eradicate Sex Trafficking, Prosecute the Pimps and Buyers To Eradicate Sex Trafficking, Prosecute the Pimps and Buyers Gotham Gazette: Concerns of ‘Voter Fatigue’ as New York Schedules Four 2016 Election Days Concerns of ‘Voter Fatigue’ as New York Schedules Four 2016 Election Days


Comments
Comment(s)

The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam.