GOP supports Powers for Fossella seat

May 29, 2008 7:59:26 PM PDT
Local Republican gathered on Staten Island Thursday for a special convention.They voted on who they will support to run for the 13th Congressional seat, the seat being vacated this fall by disgraced Republican Vito Fossella.

The Republicans decided to back Todt Hill resident Frank Powers.

Democrats on Wednesday voted to support New York City Councilman Michael McMahon.