Council Candidate Moya Gets the Obama Crowd
Dave Pollak Pollak is a surname, and may refer to:
, a former co-chair of the New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of State Democratic Party who, more recently, ran Barack Obama’s campaign in New York, is having a fund-raiser for City Council candidate Francisco Moya.
The event is taking place on February 9 at Pollak's home in Union Square.
Moya is running for the seat vacated by Hiram Monserrate Hiram Monserrate is a member of the New York City Council currently representing District 21, which comprises the Queens' neighborhoods of Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, and Jackson Heights. , who was elected to the State Senate. There are a few other candidates running, most notably Jullisa Ferreras, Monserrate’s former chief of staff.
This event helps Moya - a Democratic district leader - paint the race as one of progressive and grassroots activists versus the establishment, which, in this part of the city, is controlled by Monserrate's operation.
Ferreras has been endorsed by 14 City Council members, but she also ran Monserrate's nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. , which is now being investigated.
Moya was endorsed recently by one of the city’s largest gay political clubs, the Stonewall stone·wall
v. stone·walled, stone·wall·ing, stone·walls
a. Democratic club.