More than 713,000 mailed votes received must now be tallied, with several races in the balance. A new bill would speed up the process going forward.
Nicole Malliotakis, who is poised to become New York City’s only Republican member of Congress, is refusing to acknowledge former Vice President Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 presidential election. Malliotakis, who declared victory last week with a 37,000-vote lead over freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose for the seat covering Staten […]
A mix of jubilation and relief filled many, if not all, neighborhoods. Our team captured sights and sounds of a day like no other in New York.
Even as he concedes New York State faces severe financial woes in 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo remains convinced that federal aid will solve this fiscal year’s $8 billion budget problem. And he’s betting New York’s immediate fiscal future on Joe Biden becoming the next president. If Cuomo is right, the state and the city will […]
When Tracy Santos woke up on Election Day, she wasn’t planning to vote. Her twins, who recently turned 18, pushed her to get to the polls, as did her husband who had voted early. Even her best friend called her Tuesday morning: They had made a plan to go vote together. “I just ignored the […]
Nicole Malliotakis declared victory Tuesday over freshman Rep. Max Rose for Staten Island and southern Brooklyn’s congressional seat — fueling local and national Republicans’ dreams of clawing back the key slot in the city’s most conservative district. “Let us savor our victory tonight,” Malliotakis, a GOP Assembly member, declared outside the Staten Island Republican Party’s […]
With the votes in the contest between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden being counted, New York — and New Yorkers — have much riding on the results. Both Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have said they are waiting for a winner to be declared before deciding whether to […]
Yaritza Liriano was sworn in as a citizen on Oct. 21 — and registered to vote that day, just three days before the deadline. On Tuesday morning, the 27-year-old Bronx woman and her mother, Milvia Ventura, voted at Tracey Towers in Jerome Park. Originally from the Dominican Republic, they have lived in New York City for […]
When voters in Williamsburg and Greenpoint cast their primary ballots in June, they did more than tap a new representative for an Assembly district that’s been held by Joe Lentol since the 1970s. Emily Gallagher’s stunning defeat over one of the most influential members in the state Assembly potentially puts on the chopping block millions […]
To deal with an influx in absentee ballots in this year’s pandemic-wracked presidential election, New York City’s Board of Elections set up a new feature: an online tracker to give voters information about where their ballot is and if it is valid. But in the run-up to Election Day, the tracker is taking days to […]