New York State

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.
Governor Cuomo at Pathways Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Nursing home deaths from COVID-19 are more complicated than the state Department of Health report explains.
People participate in a protest calling on New York to cancel rent outside of a New York Civil Court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 7th.
To protect Black lives, extend the halt on all evictions.
Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Retiring Republican State Senator Richard Funke.
There are five open state Senate seats far away from traditional downstate battlegrounds.
Damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The effort faces objections, but it may be the best way to hold back storm surges.
The line for a COVID-19 testing site in April.
One month in, New York City Health + Hospitals is finding its footing.
Bill de Blasio takes the subway to celebrate the beginning of Phase 2 on June 23rd.
First Read readers expect the city and state to rebound, but with major changes.
The spike in absentee voting due to COVID-19 has caused delays in New York Election results.
The Board of Elections has set its timeline to finally start counting absentee ballots.