In Queens, A Republican State Senate Campaign Courts Proud Boys & Neo-Nazis

In Queens, A Republican State Senate Campaign Courts Proud Boys & Neo-Nazis

When residents of northeast Queens head to the polls on November 6th, they’ll encounter two familiar names running for state Senate: Jon Liu, the former comptroller and mayoral candidate who captured the Democratic nomination, and current Senator Tony Avella, a veteran Democratic politician who was knocked off the party line by Liu as part of the anti-IDC wave last month. Avella has vowed to fight to keep his seat via the Women’s Equality Party and Independence Party lines, but is admittedly broke, and most observers expect Liu will win easily. [ more › ]