Congressional and state seats have changed. Before the 2022 summer primary elections, find out who’s running and how your old districts stack up with your new ones.
Traditional public school K-12 enrollment dropped 5.8% under de Blasio, even before COVID and remote learning. Charter schools are a big reason.
Lines are long and tempers short as New Yorkers queue up — some for hours — to receive COVID tests as infections surge, fueled by highly contagious variants. One reason for the waits: The number of city-operated fixed-location testing centers listed dropped dramatically in the middle of November from 54 to 34, with 31 operating […]
Democrat Eric Adams trounced Republican Curtis Sliwa in the Nov. 2 election — but with less enthusiasm from voters than term-limited mayor Bill de Blasio enjoyed when first elected in 2013. Most New Yorkers stayed home this time around, final certified numbers released this week indicate, despite a surge in voter registration in recent years. The […]
From Sunset Park in Brooklyn to Elmhurst and Flushing in Queens, frustrations over Democratic stances on schools and crime helped mobilize votes for Republican Curtis Sliwa for mayor and conservative Council candidates.
New York City’s legislative branch will be packed with newcomers in 2022 and will have its first female majority. Meanwhile, the GOP gained at least one more Council seat.
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 […]
This story has been updated to reflect the Independent Districting Commission rescheduling its Sept. 2 meeting to Thursday, Sept. 9, following disruptions from the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida. A state redistricting commission is preparing to meet next Thursday to start drafting new boundaries for Assembly, Senate and Congress. But three city senators whose districts […]
New Census numbers show a record 8.8 million people live in the five boroughs, with population up 7.7% overall. Growth was especially strong in Brooklyn — but not for Black residents, whose numbers were down citywide.