2010 Primary Election Voters Directory


Welcome to the online Citizens Union 2010 Primary Election Voters Directory.  You may also view a pdf of the print version by clicking here.  This page contains information regarding each of the 26 races that were evaluated by Citizens Union, which you can access through the links for each district below.  Each district's page contains:

  • individual summaries of candidates who were interviewed by Citizens Union;
  • candidates' detailed questionnaire responses; and
  • the rationale for Citizens Union's preference for a particular candidate.  Please note that Citizens Union issues a "Preference" for the Primary Election, and an "Endorsement" only in the General Election.

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Governor Republican Primary - Rick Lazio preferred
over Carl Paladino

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Attorney General Democratic Primary - Eric Schneiderman preferred over Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice

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 Find your district and polling place

Incumbents are marked with an asterisk (*)

Photo by Tom Giebel
  Bronx Democratic Primaries - Senate

District 28 - Jose Serrano* preferred over Mark Escoffey-Bey
District 32 - Carlos "Charlie" Ramos, Jr. preferred over Ruben Diaz, Sr*
District 33  - Gustavo Rivera preferred  over Pedro Espada*, Daniel Padernacht

Bronx Democratic Primaries
- Assembly

District 76 - Peter M. Rivera* preferred over Luis Sepulveda
District 78 - Sergio Villaverde preferred over Jose Rivera*
District 86 - No preference for either Nelson Castro* or Hector Ramirez


Photo by Wally Gobetz
  Brooklyn Democratic Primaries - Senate

District 18 - Mark Pollard preferred over Velmanette Montgomery*

Brooklyn Democratic Primaries - Assembly

District 42 - No preference for either Michele Adolphe or Rhoda Jacobs*
District 50 - No preference for either Joseph Lentol* or Andre Soleil
District 52 - No preference for either Douglas Biviano or Joan Millman*


Photo by JD Lasica
  Manhattan Democratic Primaries - Senate

District 30 - Bill Perkins* preferred
over Basil Smikle
District 31 - Adriano Espaillat preferred over Mark Levine, Anna Lewis and Miosotis Munoz

Manhattan Democratic Primaries - Assembly

District 68 - Robert Rodriguez preferred over Marion Bell, Felix Rosado, John Ruiz and Evette Zayas
District 71 - No preference for either Ariel Ferreira or Herman "Denny" Farrell*
District 72 - Guilllermo Linares preferred over Nelson Denis, Julissa Gomez and Gabriela Rosa
District 73 - Jonathan Bing* preferred over Gregg Lundahl

Photo by Bill
  Queens Democratic Primaries - Senate

District 10 - Lynn Nunes preferred
over Shirley Huntley*
District 16 - Toby Ann Stavisky* preferred over John Messer and Isaac Sasson

Queens Democratic Primaries - Assembly

District 26 - John Duane preferred over Steve Behar and Ed Braunstein
District 28 - Andrew Hevesi* preferred over Joe Fox
District 33 - No preference for either Barbara Clark* or Clyde Vanel 
District 35 - Anthony Miranda preferred over Jeffrion Aubrey* 
District 38 - No preference for either Nick Comaianni or Michael Miller*
District 39 - Francisco Moya preferred over Hiram Monserrate

Photo by Karen
  Staten Island races will be evaluated in the 2010 General Election Voters Directory

Submitted Questionnaires for Races Not Evaluated by Citizens Union
(Due to limited capacity, Citizens Union is not able to evaluate every race taking place in New York City.)
Bronx Senate District 28, Republican Primary - Jon Girodes
Bronx Assembly District 80, Democratic Primary - Robert A. Giuffre
Brooklyn Assembly District 49, Republican Primary - Peter Cipriano
Queens Assembly District 24, Democratic Primary - Bob Friedrich