Politics

New York City

The 2025 race for Carlina Rivera’s City Council seat is on

Andrea Gordillo, Manhattan Community Board 3 chair, is launching her campaign this week.

New York State

Online gambling could be the next big legalization fight in Albany

Casino companies have the potential for a big payday if they’re successful in their lobbying efforts.

News & Politics

Hochul apologizes for joke about Israel-Hamas war

The governor had suggested that if Canada ever attacked Buffalo, the U.S. would naturally respond by destroying the entire nation of Canada.

News & Politics

Jeffries blasts latest redistricting proposal

The House Minority Leader criticized the new congressional map released to lawmakers this week, suggesting that it unconstitutionally benefits Republican Rep. Marc Molinaro.

News & Politics

IRC releases new congressional maps with few changes

The state Legislature will now vote on whether to accept the new maps or reject them and draw their own.

Albany Agenda

Absolutely everyone is claiming responsibility for Tom Suozzi’s victory

Labor unions, the governor, progressives and national political action committees are all saying they were instrumental in flipping the seat.

New York State

Tom Suozzi’s special election win gives Democrats hope for November

However, there were several unusual factors in this race that might be hard to replicate.

2024 New York congressional battleground

2024 Bronx Assembly district special election results

Democratic attorney Landon Dais defeated Republican Norman McGill in the race to replace former Assembly Member Latoya Joyner.

2024 New York congressional battleground

2024 New York 3rd Congressional District special election results

Former Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi is heading back to Congress after defeating Republican candidate Mazi Melesa Pilip.

MagazineShow All

2024 New York congressional battleground

Bowman threatens defamation lawsuit after Latimer says he takes ‘money from Hamas’

At a black history event this weekend, Westchester County Executive George Latimer baselessly accused Bowman of “taking money from Hamas.”

2024 New York congressional battleground

Snow forecast complicates Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip’s Election Day

Turning out voters in bad weather will be a key factor in Tuesday’s contest in the 3rd Congressional District.

Politics

Democrats look to hold on to Bronx Assembly seat in special election

Landon Dais, a local attorney, is facing off against Republican Norman McGill.

Albany Agenda

New York state Legislature 2024 races to watch

Here are some of the challenges, swing districts and open seats to keep an eye on.

News & Politics

How Somos found its way to the Dominican Republic

Assembly Member Karines Reyes talks to City & State about why she pushed to have the annual conference go beyond Puerto Rico.

Albany Agenda

The Democratic establishment is coming for another socialist lawmaker upstate

Socialist Assembly Member Sarahana Shrestha unseated Kevin Cahill in 2022. Now his former chief of staff is primarying her.

Politics

Who’s endorsing Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip in NY-3?

The Democratic and Republican candidates are attracting endorsements ahead of the special election in February.