Election 2020

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.
The Assembly member, who is on the verge of becoming New York City’s only GOP House rep, backs national Republicans in their unprecedented denial of the election results as she vies to position herself as Congress’ anti-AOC.
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.
The governor is still looking to Washington to plug an $8 billion pandemic-wrought hole with five months until his next budget. But the uncertainty of the White House and Senate races spells risky business, fiscal watchdogs say.
Thousands of poll workers fanned out across the city, but many voting sites were calm and sparsely attended thanks to the droves of New Yorkers who cast ballots early.
A win by the Republican Assembly member over the Democratic freshman rep would mark a major comeback for the NYC GOP in a race that drew national notice. But Rose is pinning hopes on absentee ballots.
The city and state’s future hinge on billions in pandemic stimulus funds, a transit bailout, extended unemployment help, protections for renters and immigrants — and more.
Naturalizations ground to a halt when immigration offices shut for months due to the pandemic. But some applicants broke through with only days to spare before the voter-registration deadline — while others lament they were denied their shot.
The defeat of longtime Brooklyn Assemblymember Joe Lentol by newcomer Emily Gallagher raises questions about community project funding — highlighting a shadowy spoils system that gives outsize spending power to entrenched Albany lawmakers.
If the Board of Elections has not yet confirmed it received your valid ballot, you may want to vote in person — if you can. Don’t worry: It’s legal. Your absentee ballot will be removed and not counted.
After months of limited social interactions, early voting brought people together — on long, socially distanced lines. Here are some scenes from the final weekend before Election Day.
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With tens of thousands of absentee ballots out in the nationally watched Staten Island race, both sides agree that the count likely will stretch beyond Nov. 3 under lawyers’ eyes.
China exile Wan Yanhai has been pushing back on a surge of support for the incumbent president among fellow immigrants who have embraced White House attacks on the Beijing government and a right-wing political outlook.
It’s a swing neighborhood within a Congressional swing district, going variously for Democrats and Republicans in recent years — always picking the winner. And Rose and Malliotakis know it.
Problems crop up every major election year, along with calls for reform. But who can change the notorious BOE? Albany, advocates say — with pressure from outraged voters.
Long lines wrapped Madison Square Garden, the Barclays Center and other poll sites as many cast their ballots in the Trump-Biden race Saturday amid a pandemic.
TV free-for-all in battle between Rep. Max Rose and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis draws the attention — and war chests — of Democrats and the GOP as the battle for control of Congress comes to Staten Island and southern Brooklyn.
Civil Court hopeful Ron Castorina Jr.’s appearance at the in-person event that drew 2,500 to a shopping center parking lot violated judicial campaigning ethics, foes charge.
There’s a burgeoning call for action in the wake of the $4.6 million no-bid contract debacle that helped fuel President Trump’s baseless attacks on mail-in voting.
Plans to send whole new ballot packages to 100K voters instead of just corrected envelopes spurred fears of new baseless Trump attacks. Concerns stretched to the tight Brooklyn-Staten Island Congressional race.
Rochester-based Phoenix Graphics, a big donor to upstate Republicans, promised a smooth ride with a system called “Electrack” that went off the rails. Now, 100,000 NYC voters are waiting for new presidential election ballots.