Additional reporting by Josefa Velasquez, Allison Dikavonic, Rachel Holliday Smith and Christine Chung THE CITY has compiled a map of candidates running in New York’s 51 City Council districts. The candidate lists are based on a Board of Elections report that shows all candidates appearing on the ballot on Nov. 2. Unsure which Council district […]
A surge in positive tests for COVID-19 in New York has spurred dread of another wave of potentially deadly infections — even calls to again require masks indoors. Yet while the number of cases is rising quickly, fueled by the highly contagious Delta virus variant, the number of people ill enough to require hospitalization is increasing […]
Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.
This story has been updated to clarify how the percentage of all New Yorkers vaccinated compares to the national average. The number of COVID-19 cases is creeping up after months of sustained decrease — with new infections concentrated in neighborhoods with low vaccination rates, an analysis by THE CITY shows. On Tuesday, 1% of COVID-19 […]
Showing up late has never been more fashionable. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams held a tenuous lead of about 15,000 votes over former Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia after preliminary ranked-choice tabulations of in-person ballots by the city Board of Election Wednesday. And Garcia bested third-place finisher Maya Wiley by only 347 votes — meaning the fate […]
The mayoral race helped spur the largest turnout for a citywide primary in years. Growing progressive pockets recorded high participation while voters in areas staggered by the pandemic struggled to get to the polls, THE CITY’s analysis found.
A borough president is a potentially powerful “mini-mayor” — influencing land use and holding sway over community boards, grants to local groups and more. Current and recent members of the City Council are in the running in every borough — and going head-to-head in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. All of the current members […]
Additional reporting by Josefa Velasquez Voters whose City Council members are running for reelection or another post can see how they’ve been doing at an important aspect of the job: responding to questions and complaints from constituents. The window into the Council’s work is provided by CouncilStat, a database that tracks requests members receive and […]
Whichever candidate prevails once every last vote for mayor gets counted, small campaign donors and the champions of a ramped-up public matching funds program can claim a win. The number of people donating less than $100 to a campaign has tripled since the last time the top job in New York City was open in […]