Last night, Roberto Perez reported Bronx Assemblyman Peter Rivera “is looking to leave the Assembly, and submitted papers for a position on the surrogate court” and Mr. Rivera’s chief of staff Danny Figueroa is looking to run in the election replacing him.
“He is exploring for other options, he did apply for surrogate court, but he hasn’t actually made a decision yet,” Mr. Figueroa told The Politicker this morning.
A Bronx political insider additionally confirmed to The Politicker that Mr. Figueroa is indeed laying the groundwork for a campaign, but speculated Mr. Rivera might very well run for reelection. For his part, Mr. Figueroa said he would be very interested in the seat should it become vacant, but his loyalties remain with Mr. Rivera. Read More