Borough President

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine wants to create a “resource center” where deliveristas and other independent contractors can work, recharge and get information on everything from wage theft to health care.
The Republican ex-rep’s win came in the only highly competitive boroughwide or citywide race as most New Yorkers elected their beeps, comptroller and public advocate with little drama. Meanwhile, Alvin Bragg made history to become Manhattan’s first Black district attorney.
Sure, New Yorkers will choose a new mayor on Nov. 2, but there are other big city jobs up for grabs. Races for city comptroller, public advocate, five borough presidents and Manhattan district attorney are all on the ballot. Here’s a guide to who’s running.
The conservative news outlet spent $25,000 to tout the ex-rep’s backing from the ex-president, who also did a robocall for him. Newsmax’s paid promotion got logged as a political ad by Facebook — but isn’t covered by city public campaign-finance rules.
The borough president race in Queens between incumbent Donovan Richards and former Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley is so close it may hit the threshold for an automatic hand recount. Meanwhile, races apparently wrapped in the other boroughs — including an upset in the Staten Island GOP contest.
Mark Murphy appears to be far ahead in the Staten Island Democratic primary. But all the rest of the contests across the city likely will hinge on yet-to-be tabulated absentee ballots, ranked-choice figures the Board of Elections released late Friday indicate.
Almost all of the borough president races across the city were still neck and neck as of early Wednesday. It likely will be weeks before winners emerge. On Staten Island, a last-minute endorsement by ex-President Trump spurred a potential upset.
A nod from the local GOP or Democratic Party once usually spelled primary success for Staten Island candidates. But now, contenders on both sides of the aisle are running proudly without party backing — and are raising enough cash to compete.
They are like mini-mayors (with a lot less power) who serve as cheerleaders for their borough and arbiters of certain community services. Here we explain exactly what the office is about and why you should pay attention to the race in your borough.
Some office-seekers in the city’s most conservative borough are targeting development plans after megaprojects with Manhattan views get mired in delays and flops. The disputes echo issues playing out in Council races across the city.
The ex-U.S. rep is vying to become borough president years after leaving Congress under a cloud. But he’s running a stealth campaign — and not talking about stints as a registered foreign agent and bill collector.
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Mark Murphy says a new ballot line is needed to bridge the borough’s Democratic-GOP divide. But his primary rivals are concerned he’ll wage a rogue general election run and break up the party.
The number of candidates for everything from mayor to City Council has narrowed. But a lot of hopefuls still pack the first citywide ranked choice voting ballot. We’ve got some lists.
Here’s what you need to know about borough presidents and how they can help you. They’re more than just cheerleaders — ask former Brooklyn ‘Beep’ Marty Markowitz
Knowing how to solve a problem on your block or in your community often means knowing who has the power to fix it — and how to get their attention. As the big citywide primary approaches, here’s a look at how to tap officer holders to get things done.
A proposed non-aggression pact designed to tap into the new voting system’s promise of positive campaigning instead unleashed aggression among Democrats. Some see a similar strain creeping into the crucial race for mayor.
Employees were asked for campaign work and contributions — both banned under ethics rules — a former staffer alleges. The complaint also contends that Cornegy planned campaign activities with his top aide while on the job.
Cuomo order postpones Brooklyn City Council election to June 23 while the contest for Queens borough president remains up in the air.
Anxieties about — and prohibitions against — large gatherings pose challenges for campaigning and get out the vote efforts.
Here’s what we know about the demographics of Manhattan’s 12 community boards, thanks to detailed information collected by BP Gale Brewer’s team.
Borough President James Oddo said his office will collect race, gender and age info — after THE CITY revealed failure to comply with a legal mandate.