2023 elections


Justin Brannan defeats Ari Kagan in heated southern Brooklyn Council race

“Tonight was a victory for love over hate, for hope over fear, for truth over lies,” Brannan said.

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2023 New York City Council general election results

Follow the latest results from all the races to watch.

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2023 Suffolk County executive general election results

Republicans completed their takeover of Long Island’s major elected offices.

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Why isn’t Eric Adams endorsing many City Council candidates?

The mayor has only endorsed two of the Democratic Council members facing tough re-election fights against Republican challengers.

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Election Day primer: What to know about New York’s top races

From the New York City Council to key county executive races across the state, catch up on what you need to know before voting.


Campaign Finance Board investigating suspicious donations to Amber Adler campaign

The suspicious donations were made in the names of people associated with North Shore Strategies, the Democratic consulting firm hired to run Adler’s campaign.

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Voter outreach, not the migrant crisis or Israel-Hamas war, could drive City Council turnout

In low turnout elections, like the Nov. 7 general election, campaigns have to work hard to get their voters to the polls.


Rubén Díaz Sr. and Ruben Diaz Jr. back competing candidates in Bronx City Council race

The former Bronx borough president and his father, a former City Council member, are known for their very different ideologies.

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Ahead of close election, Brooklyn Dems chair turns on Democratic City Council member

The cold war between Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn and Justin Brannan has turned hot, and Brannan is now threatening to sue the party chair for defamation.

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2023 New York City Council general election races to watch

There will be battlegrounds across the city as Republicans try to add to their gains in recent years.


Will the red wave wash away the last Democratic seat on Long Island?

The Suffolk County executive race – which pits Republican official Ed Romaine against little-known Democratic businessman Dave Calone – highlights Democrats’ challenges in the suburbs.


Could embattled Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz lose to an unknown GOP challenger?

Poloncarz was expected to easily win a fourth term, but a series of scandals have boosted Republican newcomer Chrissy Casilio.

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Tony Avella, Kristy Marmorato hold onto council primary leads with ranked choice voting

Both races set up competitive city council contests in November

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Buffalo primary elections: Progressives strike out — again

Try as they might, progressive Democrats in Buffalo are having a hard time gaining traction. That reality was underscored in lopsided electoral losses Tuesday.

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Key New York City Council primaries aren’t decided yet.

Which Democrat will try to unseat Vickie Paladino in November? Are we about to witness the rise of Heshy Tischler?


Charles Barron expected to lose City Council seat to Chris Banks

The Black radical socialist has represented East New York for 21 of the past 22 years.