Campaigns & Elections

New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres wants be the first member of both the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, if elected to Congress.
Why Ritchie Torres wants to be the first member of both the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
DSA backed Phara Souffrant Forrest emerged victorious against Assembly Member Walter Mosley in Brooklyn.
Breaking with history, mail-in ballots delivered big wins for progressives.
Tenant organizer Marcela Mitaynes became the first of five democratic socialist insurgents to topple longtime Assembly members with her upset victory against Assembly Member Félix Ortiz.
The advocate for renters’ rights led the DSA’s head-spinning primary sweep.
There are three months left to address voting issues before the general election in November.
New legislation would address some, but not all, of the issues that caused many June 23 primary ballots to get disqualified.
Zohran Mamdani emerged victorious over incumbent Assembly Member Aravella Simotas.
Seven progressive challengers have toppled longtime Democratic incumbents.
Shaun Donovan with Governor Cuomo in 2013.
Coronavirus limits fundraising for citywide offices
Assembly Member Sean Ryan who is running for State Senate near Buffalo
Assembly Member Sean Ryan, seeking to flip Buffalo-area state Senate seat, enjoys fundraising advantage.
Queens Assembly Candidate Jenifer Rajkumar.
New York City has never elected a South Asian American candidate. That could change this year.
Absentee ballots at the Albany Board of Elections.
Assembly districts are among the first to get counted.
Retiring Republican State Senator Richard Funke.
There are five open state Senate seats far away from traditional downstate battlegrounds.