Labor Union Leader and Former Assemblyman Win Jamaica City Council Seats
Miller, president of the Queens chapter of the Amalgamated Transportation Union who was endorsed by Comrie, took 96.9% of the vote for the Council District 27 seat, which includes Jamaica, St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights and portions of Queens Village.
Lancman won the council District 24 seat that includes Briarwood, Fresh Meadows, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, and portions of Jamaica. The former state Assemblyman picked up 73.7 percent of the vote.
His opponent, Republican Alex Blishteyn, got 19.9 percent of the vote and Mujib Rahman, a community leader who ran on the Faith and Values Party line, received 6.3 percent.
In Council District 29th, which includes Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens and parts of Maspeth and Richmond Hills, voters sent Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz back to office for her second term.
Koslowitz captured 91.4 percent of the vote. Jon Torodash, a Kew Gardens software engineer who ran on the Civic Virtue Party line, got 8.6 percent of the vote.