Volume 21, Number 22 | The Newspaper of Lower Manhattan | Oct. 23, 2008

Third Term Opportunity for Bloomberg?
How The New York City Council Voted

On the critical issue of whether term limits in New York City should be extended from two terms to three members of The New York City Council, on October 23, 2008, voted as follows:

On an amendment calling for a public vote on term limits:

28 NO - 22 YES - 1 Abstention

Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. of Queens, yes;
Maria del Carmen Arroyo of the Bronx, no;
Tony Avella of Queens, yes;
Maria Baez of the Bronx, no;
Charles Barron of Brooklyn, yes;
Gale A. Brewer of Manhattan, yes;
Anthony Como of Queens, no;
Leroy G. Comrie Jr. of Queens, no;
Bill de Blasio of Brooklyn, yes;
Inez E. Dickens of Manhattan, no;
Erik Martin Dilan of Brooklyn , no;
Mathieu Eugene Brooklyn, yes;
Simcha Felder of Brooklyn, no;
Lewis A. Fidler of Brooklyn, no;
Helen D. Foster of the Bronx, no;
Daniel R. Garodnick of Manhattan, yes;
James F. Gennaro of Queens, yes;
Vincent J. Gentile of Brooklyn, yes;
Alan J. Gerson of Manhattan, yes;
Eric N. Gioia of Queens, yes;
Sara M. Gonzalez of Brooklyn, no;
Vincent M. Ignizio of Staten Island, yes;
Robert Jackson of Manhattan, no;
Letitia James of Brooklyn, yes;
Melinda R. Katz of Queens, no;
G. Oliver Koppell of the Bronx, no;
Jessica S. Lappin of Manhattan, no;
John C. Liu of Queens, yes;
Melissa Mark-Viverito of Manhattan, yes;
Miguel Martinez of Manhattan, no;
Michael E. McMahon of Staten Island, yes;
Darlene Mealy of Brooklyn, no;
Rosie Mendez of Manhattan, yes;
Hiram Monserrate of Queens, yes;
Michael C. Nelson of Brooklyn, no;
James S. Oddo of Staten Island, yes;
Annabel Palma of the Bronx, yes;
Christine C. Quinn of Manhattan; no;
Domenic M. Recchia Jr. of Brooklyn, no;
Diana Reyna of Brooklyn, no;
Joel Rivera of the Bronx, no;
James Sanders Jr. of Queens, abstain;
Larry B. Seabrook of the Bronx, no;
Helen Sears of Queens, no;
Kendall Stewart of Brooklyn, no;
James Vacca of the Bronx, no;
Peter F. Vallone, Jr. of Queens, no;
Albert Vann of Brooklyn, no;
David I. Weprin of Queens, yes;
Thomas White Jr. of Queens, no;
David Yassky of Brooklyn, yes.

On extending term limits for New York City elected officials to three terms from two.

29 YES - 22 NO

Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. of Queens, no;
Maria del Carmen Arroyo of the Bronx, yes;
Tony Avella of Queens, no;
Maria Baez of the Bronx, yes;
Charles Barron of Brooklyn, no;
Gale A. Brewer of Manhattan, no;
Anthony Como of Queens, no;
Leroy G. Comrie Jr. of Queens, yes;
Bill de Blasio of Brooklyn, no;
Inez E. Dickens of Manhattan, yes;
Erik Martin Dilan of Brooklyn, yes;
Mathieu Eugene of Brooklyn, no;
Simcha Felder of Brooklyn, yes;
Lewis A. Fidler of Brooklyn, yes;
Helen D. Foster of the Bronx, yes;
Daniel R. Garodnick of Manhattan, no;
James F. Gennaro of Queens, no;
Vincent J. Gentile of Brooklyn, no;
Alan J. Gerson of Manhattan, yes;
Eric N. Gioia of Queens, no;
Sara M. Gonzalez of Brooklyn, yes;
Vincent M. Ignizio of Staten Island, no;
Robert Jackson of Manhattan, yes;
Letitia James of Brooklyn, no;
Melinda R. Katz of Queens, yes;
G. Oliver Koppell of the Bronx, yes;
Jessica S. Lappin of Manhattan, no;
John C. Liu of Queens, no;
Melissa Mark-Viverito of Manhattan, no;
Miguel Martinez of Manhattan, yes;
Michael E. McMahon of Staten Island, no;
Darlene Mealy of Brooklyn, yes;
Rosie Mendez of Manhattan, no;
Hiram Monserrate of Queens, no;
Michael C. Nelson of Brooklyn, yes;
James S. Oddo of Staten Island, no;
Annabel Palma of the Bronx, no;
Christine C. Quinn of Manhattan; yes;
Domenic M. Recchia Jr. of Brooklyn, yes;
Diana Reyna of Brooklyn, yes;
Joel Rivera of the Bronx, yes;
James Sanders Jr. of Queens, yes;
Larry B. Seabrook of the Bronx, yes;
Helen Sears of Queens, yes;
Kendall Stewart of Brooklyn, yes;
James Vacca of the Bronx, yes;
Peter F. Vallone, Jr. of Queens, yes;
Albert Vann of Brooklyn, yes;
David I. Weprin of Queens, no;
Thomas White Jr. of Queens, yes;
David Yassky of Brooklyn, yes.

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