Andrew Gounardes

New York City

Legislature expands school speed cameras

New York state Legislature passed the massive expansion of the speed camera program, expanding the number of cameras from 160 to as many as 2,250 in 750 school zones and to extend the hours of operation to 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Andrew Gounardes

Did Gounardes get the best Senate committee assignment?

Chairing the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions is a sweet development for the incoming legislator.

Claudia Tenney

2018 general elections: The too-close-to-call list

The New York races for House and state Senate that are still up in the air.

New York State

State Senate general election results 2018

Democrats have won enough seats to secure single-party rule in New York.

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo rallied for Democrats in tossup races. But they were kept off stage.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rally to win the House and state Senate kept candidates in key races on the sidelines.

Campaigns & Elections

IDC and other New York legislative 2018 primary results

Tracking the former Independent Democratic Conference members – and other key New York Senate and Assembly primaries.

New York City

Key statewide and state legislative primary races to watch

Cuomo-Nixon, Hochul-Williams, the AG free-for-all and the ex-IDC challenges are all key storylines this election Thursday.

New York City

Out with the old?

Andrew Gounardes, counsel to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Ross Barkan, a journalist, are facing off in Brooklyn for the right to take on state Sen. Martin Golden.

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Martin Golden

Has state Sen. Marty Golden sped too close to the sun?

State Sen. Martin Golden has been a mainstay of Brooklyn politics for 20 years. But, as a “blue wave” of Democratic turnout in November gathers force, could Golden’s habit of stumbling into political minefields mean the senator’s time in office is finally up?

Frank Seddio

Golden challenger Gounardes considering Assembly run instead

Bay Ridge Democrat Andrew Gounardes is considering running for indicted Assemblywoman Pamela Harris’ seat instead of mounting another challenge against state Sen. Martin Golden, one of the city's few Republican state lawmakers.