With New York’s top job up for grabs after Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, state elections coming up next year are shaping up as a high-stakes round of musical chairs — and attorney general is a coveted seat. When Cuomo stepped down as governor, it created a power vacuum not seen in New York since Eliot Spitzer’s […]
The votes are in for who will make up the next City Council class. But who will lead them? We’ll have an official answer in about a month: At the Council’s first stated meeting, in early January, the overhauled city legislature — featuring 34 new members out of a total of 51 — will vote to […]
This article is adapted from our Civic Newsroom newsletter. You can sign up here to get it. Voting wraps up in New York in a week. Did you vote already? Great! If not, read on. Early voting runs from now through Halloween: Sunday, Oct. 31. And Election Day — the last day to vote — […]
We broke down the closest City Council races ahead of the general election on Nov. 2 — and mapped who will be on the ballot in your neighborhood.
Additional reporting by Allison Dikanovic and Josefa Velasquez The city is not just choosing a new mayor in November. This fall, New York voters must also decide on five proposed changes to the state constitution. Five ballot proposals are up for a vote in the general election on Nov. 2. They include questions on the […]