Former BX president jumps parties in mayoral race

Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. is jumping political parties and eyeing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's seat. A spokesperson for the politician says that the

BROOKLYN - Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. is jumping political parties and eyeing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's seat.

A spokesperson for the politician says that the one-time Democrat has turned Independent and is looking for the Republican nomination in the 2013 race to become New York City mayor.

Carrion had left his post as borough president to serve in President Barack Obama's administration. He then turned to a role with the Department of Housing and Urban Development before starting his own company in January.

No Democrat has won the city's top spot since David Dinkins in 1989.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn nail salon makes its own unique nail 1 Brooklyn Style: k2 Nail Salon
2 Activists push women's rights with double entendre
The incident occurred at the corner of Caton 3 Woman fatally struck by tractor-trailer on Caton Ave.
Kilusan Bautista once lived in Crown Heights until 4 NYC man's show puts spotlight on gentrification
A look at the highlights of the 2017 5 Highlights from the 2017 People's Choice Awards

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE