Top political stories to watch for in Queens in 2023


As the calendar flips to 2023, there are several political stories to follow in Queens.

The borough will see new electeds take office, while the Queens DA race is heating up and several City Council members are up for reelection.

Here are the top political stories to follow in 2023.

Three new legislators from western Queens take their seats in Albany

There are three first-year lawmakers representing western Queens as the 2023 legislative session gets underway in Albany.

Maspeth progressive Juan Ardila succeeds longtime Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, who retired after nearly three decades representing District 37, which includes Sunnyside, Ridgewood, Long Island City, Maspeth and Woodside.