Monserrate loses State Senate seat (in a landslide against him)

(excerpt from) The Daily News/AP Ousted state Sen. Hiram Monserrate loses bid to regain seat as Assemblyman Jose Peralta triumphs Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 10:35 PM A New York state senator who was expelled after a domestic violence conviction has lost his long-shot bid to get his seat back in a special election. Assemblyman Jose […]

Special Election March 16: Monserrate down in polls

This Tuesday, March 16th is the day voters in a district in Queens get to decide if they want to keep State Senator Hiram Monserrate in his seat, after he was convicted of violence, which was connected to domestic abuse. A story at The Capitol Confidential blog has a link to the latest Siena poll: […]

Fight Monserrate/Siegel: Make NY legislature safe for women

KW writes: Oh…my…goodness… Former State Senator Hiram Monserrate — found guilty in the incident with his girlfriend which involved allegations of domestic abuse — just will not go away. The women of New York finally got a reprieve from a man who commits violence against women roaming the halls of our government. But, Monserrate is […]

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