— Welcome to our voters’ guide for the 2017 New York City mayoral race. Joining us to give their views on issues of interest to voters 50-plus are Sal Albanese, the Reform candidate,  Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Democratic candidate, Bo Dietl, Independent candidate and Nicole Malliotakis, the Republican candidate. Each of the candidates provided an opening remark and answered the same four questions, seeking their vision for New York City on issues that 50-plus residents have told us they care …

— What should the future of Seattle look like? How can we make the city a place where people of all ages can be healthy, independent and part of a vibrant community? If you missed the debate broadcast, there is still time to watch candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon as they share their views on issues like safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, and opportunities for residents to connect and engage in the community life of our city no matter their …

— Hear from the Washington, DC mayoral candidates on October 9, 2014. AARP DC is ready to inform its 89,000 members and the general public about priority issues important to DC residents 50+. Muriel Bowser (@MurielBowser), David Catania (@DavidCataniaDC) and Carol Schwartz (@DCCarolSchwartz) have pledged to participate. This AARP DC “Candidate Forum” will be co-moderated by Denise Rolark Barnes, Publisher of the Washington Informer and Katherine Shelley Broderick, Dean of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School …

— Contact: David Irwin (212) 407-3718 dirwin@aarp.org Assoc. Finds 75% of 50+ Voters Say They’ll Hit the Polls – 80% of Members Likely to Vote NEW YORK, New York – An AARP analysis flies in the face of predictions of low voter turnout in New York City tomorrow, at least in regards to one group, voters age 50 and older. The voting bloc is a powerhouse in every local, state and national election – and, according to an AARP analysis of …

— AARP Connecticut and the University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus hosted an intergenerational Stamford Mayoral Candidate Forum on October 10, 2013 from 7:00PM to 8:30PM in the Gen Re Auditorium.  The theme of the forum was: Livable Communities, Good for All Ages and featured questions on housing, transportation, education and economic growth.  The forum was moderated by an intergenerational panel, including Ken Dixon, reporter, columnist and blogger at Stamford Advocate & Hearst Newspapers; Michael Ego, Professor, Department of Human Development and …

— If you’re a Boston resident, today’s the day to cast your vote in the Boston primary election for mayor. Known officially as the Preliminary Municipal Election, today’s primary will decide which two of the 12 candidates running for mayor will spar against one another in the actual election for mayor—officially called the Boston Municipal Election—which takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. If you haven’t voted yet, is it because you aren’t completely sure who’s running? That might be understandable; after …

—   Find out where your NYC mayoral candidates stand on issues important to the 50+ population!   The next Mayor of New York City will make decisions that affect the issues you care about and that affect the future of you and your family. That’s why AARP is bringing you the facts so you can decide which candidate shares your views and values.   On Tuesday, August 6, YOU will have a chance to find out first-hand where our 2013 mayoral candidates stand. Join us at AARP’s NYC …

— Contact: David Irwin dirwin@aarp.org     New Assoc. Breakdown of NYC AARP Members and Voting Trends Shows Group To Be Deciding Factor in Elections NEW YORK, NY – 50+ voters are a powerhouse at the polls and most candidates know it, what they may not know is within the group, AARP members are the dominating force. Today, releasing a new breakdown of members and voting trends, AARP New York is serving up a reminder for candidates seeking office in New York City, letting …

—                       Contact: David Irwin (212) 407-3718 dirwin@aarp.org   As 54% of Voters Expected to be 50+, Assoc. Launches Citywide Efforts to Get Candidates Talking about Middle–Class Issues Critical to Group NEW YORK, NY – Voters age 50 and older will determine the next Mayor of New York City as well as who wins every City Council seat on the ballot – and the group has some tough issues on their …