Campaigns & Elections

A close-up view of Benjamin Franklin on the 100 dollar bill
Limit influence of big money by reducing contribution limits and match small contributions.
Opinion
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A voter looks over a sample 2016 New York ballot showing presidential candidates on multiple party lines.
New York’s unusual, controversial cross-endorsement practice is under discussion.
News & Politics
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New York State Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell
Michael Blake picks up new round of elected officials.
News & Politics
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Voters waited in long lines to cast their vote.
Democratic lawmakers say newly-passed laws are just the beginning.
Policy
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Former governor and 1913 state Assembly Speaker Alfred Emanuel "Al" Smith, with his wife Catherine and children, at Sheepshead Bay Speedway in August of 1918.
The party was busy, but ultimately divided, in 1913.
News & Politics
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donald trump
It might be another New Yorker vs. New Yorker contest.
News & Politics
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The broken machines and long lines on Election Day turned some New Yorkers away from exercising their right to vote.
Committee holds seven-minute meeting after widespread Election Day complaints.
News & Politics
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Antonio Delgado defeated Representative John Faso as blue wave hits New York.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
News & Politics
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Assemblyman Michael Blake speaks with Wayne K. Williams at the Puerto Rico conference.
Jumaane Williams, Michael Blake and Melissa Mark-Viverito are hot topics at the Puerto Rico conference.
News & Politics
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The indicted congressman has been even harder to reach than usual, but many voters didn’t mind.
News & Politics
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