2023 elections

Heard Around Town

Andy King is off the ballot again, after appeal

The former City Council member is trying to win his old seat back, after being expelled in 2020.

Campaign Confidential

Rep. Mike Lawler is in the middle of everything

Biden is visiting, the mayor wants to send asylum-seekers to his district and he’s facing one of the toughest reelection battles in the country.

Campaign Confidential

Laundry and Taylor-ing? Al Taylor spent campaign funds on laundry.

Now that Assembly Member Al Taylor is running for city council, some potentially sketchy spending came to light from an earlier campaign.

Heard Around Town

Andy King ordered back on the ballot for Bronx City Council race

Once expelled from the City Council, King is trying to win back his old seat, in spite of term limit laws.


Democratic Queens DA candidate courting far right Republicans

George Grasso is challenging Melinda Katz from the right – and said Democratic political clubs won’t have him.

Campaigns & Elections

Council race in new majority Asian American district heats up

New York City’s redistricting process created a new majority Asian American district in Brooklyn, and three first-time candidates are off to the races already.


Zoning fights may become political liabilities in upcoming 2023 NYC Council primaries

Everyone is talking about building new housing. With rezonings under the microscope, will development sway City Council elections?

Campaigns & Elections

Ari Kagan and Justin Brannan are off to the Coney Island races

New York City Council Member Ari Kagan switched parties to Republican, which could set up 2023 a general election showdown between incumbents.

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New York City Council

The City Council looks to 2023, after Election Day and districting

Attendees at the annual conference in Puerto Rico have already declared their intention to run for reelection.