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Campaigns & Elections

Antonio Delgado’s swearing in sets up a messy election schedule

The special election to fill his seat representing the 19th Congressional District will likely be held on Aug. 23.

Where do the District 10 congressional candidates stand? We asked some experts

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Mondaire Jones and Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou are the most prominent candidates, so far.

Campaigns & Elections

Security fears persist about New York’s potential use of electronic voting machines

The state Legislature could vote to ban the devices before the state Board of Elections approves them for use.


Final congressional and state Senate maps still bring political upheaval

The court released district lines with a number of big changes and plenty of chaos for Democrats.

PolicyShow All

New York State

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s remaining legislative priorities: Bills on guns and abortion

With just five days left in the session, there’s a lot of dealmaking left to be done by the governor and state lawmakers.

New York City

Two years after George Floyd’s murder, where have all the police reforms gone?

The NYPD budget has been restored, anti-crime units reinstated, disciplinary records have been withheld and few officers have been punished for aggression toward protesters.

Health Care

New York City has struggled to get COVID-19 antiviral treatments to residents quickly

The treatments need to be taken soon after a positive test in order to be effective.


Officials are raising alarms about ghost guns – here’s what you need to know about the homemade weapons

The NYPD has recovered more than 150 ghost guns so far in 2022, a 314% increase in just three years.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

Peoples-Stokes: I’m disappointed in how America allows racism to continue

The Assembly majority leader discusses the aftermath of the Buffalo mass shooting and impact on her community.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

Melinda Katz says she’s ignoring the political winds

A Q&A with the Queens district attorney who had Gov. Kathy Hochul's ear on bail reform.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Power ListsShow All

Power 100

The 2022 Queens Power 100

The political dealmakers in New York City’s most diverse borough.

Power List

Power of Diversity: New wave of Asian Americans seizing elected office

Taiwanese and Hong Kong immigrants broke through a generation ago. Other groups are now making progress.

Power 100

The 2022 Power of Diversity: Asian 100

New York’s Asian American trailblazers.

Power List

The 2022 Construction Power 100

The captains of industry building a better New York.

OpinionShow All

Publisher’s Note: City & State Florida is now live online

Our expansion into the Sunshine State now has its own website for 24/7 access to our award-winning content, events information and growing roster of power lists.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: ¡Ay caramba! There’s no easy way of saying ‘gerrymandering’ in Spanish

This dirty word from politics has no easy translation for Spanish-speaking voters, who along with the rest of the electorate need more education on the redistricting process.


Opinion: Empower the public in the redistricting process

Here’s how an education plan is the answer.


Opinion: Is it 1994 again?

History usually repeats itself and recent polling in New York state points to a worsening political climate for Democrats, including Gov. Kathy Hochul.

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