PoliticsShow All

About 15% of Democrats voted for New York governor – which means turnout was pretty good

Voter turnout is always “abysmal,” but with about 900,000 votes cast, it’s all relative.

Campaigns & Elections

Here’s who won the three countywide judicial primaries in New York City

Judgeships for the Manhattan Surrogate’s Court, along with the Brooklyn and Queens Civil Courts were also on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary.

Campaigns & Elections

New York’s 2022 GOP gubernatorial primary results

Rep. Lee Zeldin wins GOP nomination.

Campaigns & Elections

New York’s 2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary results

Incumbent Kathy Hochul handily wins nomination.

PolicyShow All


On determining NYC class sizes, all eyes turn to Hochul

The state Legislature voted to reduce class sizes to the mayor’s chagrin, and now the governor is facing pressure on all sides.


Supporters of noncitizen voting vow to appeal state Supreme Court ruling

After a Staten Island judge ruled that the New York City law violated the state Constitution, advocates remain hopeful.

Criminal justice

Nearly 70% of detainees at Rikers women’s jail can be safely released: advocates

Criminal justice advocates and experts called on the city to study how it can free women and gender-expansive people housed at the Rose M. Singer Center following the death of inmate Mary Yehudah in May.

News & Politics

Another Staten Island secession task force bill, really?

New York City Council Member Joe Borelli wants to explore making the borough a city again after his last attempt failed.

PersonalityShow All

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down this week?

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A: Bertha Lewis advises candidates to hire more organizers and fewer pricey consultants

A new report from The Black Institute and the Black Leadership Action Coalition looks at all aspects of the 2021 elections, including ranked-choice voting.


Julia Salazar’s “Radical” debut in Albany

A new graphic memoir chronicled the state senator’s first legislative session.

Power ListsShow All

Publisher's Section

Above & Beyond: Innovators

New Yorkers who are disrupting the status quo and driving transformative change.

Power 100

The 2022 Power of Diversity: Black 100

The political players blazing a trail for others.

Power 100

The 2022 Power of Diversity: Pride 100

The LGBTQ leaders in New York politics.

Power 100

The 2022 Albany Power 100

The political leaders at the dawn of the Hochul era.

OpinionShow All

Opinion: How New York politicians can win with the power of math

The politicians who excel at voter turnout and voter targeting will have the best chance at victory.


Commentary: Blockchain for government? Not so fast.

Proponents like New York City Mayor Eric Adams see the technology as a tool for centralizing information and improving services. A proposed state task force would take a deeper look.

Opinion: Reflecting back on those who embodied the history of advocacy for the LGBTQ community at CUNY

Remembering them as Pride is celebrated this month underscores why it’s vital to support the next generation of leaders and activists.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: ‘Get stuff done’ delivers for Juneteenth

It looks like Mayor Eric Adams’ determination helped create a paid holiday in celebration of Juneteenth for all municipal employees for the first time in city history.

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