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In the coming weeks, you may be asked to add your signature to a form nominating a candidate for this year’s elections. Here’s what that means.
What’s on the ballot, when are the key deadlines, and can non-citizens vote this year? Here’s everything you need to know.
Because of once-a-decade redistricting, City Council members are having to defend their seats just two years after taking them. Tuesday night’s strong showing for local Republicans is a big topic of conversation — in Puerto Rico.
As Republicans look poised to oust veteran Democratic lawmakers, some officials are publicly sounding the alarm about the state and county party organizations.
An analysis by THE CITY shows that if voters in Sunset Park and Park Slope had been in the district, as under earlier maps, Rose would have edged out Nicole Malliotakis — and maybe helped save Democrats’ House majority.
New Yorkers said yes to the Environmental Bond Act and approved changes proposed by the Racial Equity Commission.
While pre-election polls showed a close race, Democrats’ overwhelming registration advantage and late get-out-the-vote effort were enough for the incumbent to prevail.
Dolan Family, Knicks Owners, Dole Big Bucks to Hochul While Enjoying Madison Square Garden Tax Break
A new ad blitz and endorsement contrast with past political spending that highlighted crime and disorder, presaging Lee Zeldin’s playbook.
If enacted, the proposals would boost spending on environmental projects, define how the city calculates the cost of living and create a new racial equity office.
Six takeaways from the head-to-head between the gubernatorial candidates, as polls show a tightening race.
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Kathy Hochul has held a consistent lead in the polls, but a combination of voter persuasion and lopsided turnout could produce a surprise GOP win. Use our interactive tool to see how that could happen.
Following a surprising rejection of maps in September, the NYC Redistricting Commission was nearly unanimous in pushing a new set of Council district lines through.
Taxpayer funds given out in the primaries and general last year were nearly 10 times what they were in 2017, the last citywide election, and about three times what they were in 2013.
As redistricting continues, the growing South Asian population wants to maximize its political power, but neighboring lawmakers in majority Black districts don’t want that to happen at their expense.
Adams administration officials, including culture commissioner Laurie Cumbo, feature prominently in case that alleges illegal racially discriminatory intent that harms Black voters.
After Narrowly Losing NY-10’s Democratic Primary, Yuh-Line Niou — With Working Families Party — Eyes a Rematch
Some progressives are urging Niou to launch a general election bid against Dan Goldman, who spent $4 million of his fortune in the primary, but others caution she doesn’t have the progressive vote locked up.
From same-day registration to nonpartisan primaries to switching election dates, NYC has options to create change. Does it have the will?
With thousands of absentee ballots yet to be counted, around 1,300 votes separated Goldman and Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, who refused to concede until every vote is counted.
Democratic Socialists of America-endorsed González defeats Elizabeth Crowley, despite torrent of real estate industry attack ads.
Just over 3% of eligible voters cast ballots in the five boroughs during the first nine days of voting for new representatives in Congress and the State Senate.
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