Ann Choi

Ann is THE CITY’s senior data reporter. She worked as a data and investigative reporter for Newsday and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Her work documenting Long Island real estate agents’ discriminatory practices against minority buyers and communities on Long Island won a George Polk and Peabody award. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin after emigrating from South Korea.

Unlike in the November 2020 start of the second pandemic wave, serious illness is more unusual now with the majority of the city vaccinated. Meanwhile, de Blasio is pushing harder for more New Yorkers to get their shots as the unvaccinated get hardest hit.
Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.
New Yorkers 18 to 44 are lagging in getting the shots. So are residents of some Brooklyn, Bronx and Staten Island neighborhoods, our analysis shows. Health experts say there’s no reason to panic — but urge all to get vaccinated as the Delta variant spreads.
Eric Adams is ahead by about 15,000 in-person votes after first-ranked choice vote tabulations. But Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley stand to benefit greatly from 125,000 outstanding Democratic absentee ballots, our analysis found.
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.
Since 2015, CouncilStat has let elected officials and local voters see what complaints are coming in to local City Council offices. But not every member is generous with the information.
Contributions of less than $100 have tripled since the last time the top City Hall job opened up, THE CITY’s analysis shows. Here are the candidates benefiting most from the surge in modest donations.
THE CITY asked City Hall contenders where they stand on tough decisions affecting the future of New York City — and invites you to see which candidates align with your own responses to the same questions
THE CITY looked at how much campaigns are compensating their workers. Shaun Donovan was the winner, while Morales was near the bottom of the heap.
City Council candidates in Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Sheepshead Bay strive to fill the void left by shut-down community centers relied on by older people and those who don’t speak English.
Hundreds of new establishments have received permits to open this year, surging into work-from-home neighborhoods while shunning business districts decimated by the pandemic.
Alone among mayoral candidates, the former presidential contender draws most of his financial supporters from out of town. Yet he still has more NYC fans giving him money than rivals.
Learn how Democrats Art Chang, Aaron Foldenauer, Paperboy Prince and Joycelyn Taylor stack up against your views — and those of the candidates you’ve more likely heard about.
In the first New York City primary to use ranked choice voting, nearly 2,400 donors are hedging their bets by backing more than one contender. It’s part of a record-breaking surge of campaign contributions this year.
Census stats show a steady drop in the city’s immigrant presence, dating back before the Trump years. The trend could jeopardize the city’s magnetism for newcomers — and its power to propel itself out of crisis.
Female candidates have collected more cash than male rivals, with boosts from small donors and the city’s expanded public matching fund, THE CITY’s analysis found. Seven of the top ten female fundraisers are women of color.
Black senior citizens are half as likely as whites to get COVID-19 shots. But a Bronx exception shows success when sign-ups are made simple — showing the way for Cuomo and de Blasio as they belatedly announce outreach efforts.
If the five boroughs were a state, it would rank among those with the smallest share of people receiving life-preserving inoculations.