Campaigns & Elections

Campaigns & Elections

2021 New York state general election results

Republicans made some significant gains across the state, and statewide ballot proposals failed.

Campaign Confidential

NYC Council speaker candidates say enough forums

In a letter signed by almost all the contenders, speaker hopefuls said they would participate in only two more panels before votes are cast.

Campaigns & Elections

Rep. Thomas Suozzi enters the gubernatorial race

The Long Island moderate could shake up next year’s Democratic primary.

Campaigns & Elections

Here are the New York Democratic lawmakers facing 2022 primary challenges

The left is once again coming after incumbent members of the state Senate and Assembly.

Campaign Confidential

Gale Brewer is late to the City Council speaker race. Is she worth the wait?

The outgoing Manhattan borough president is hoping a wealth of experience will appeal to the new council.

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Making an entrance: Comparing campaign launch videos for governor

Democratic candidates are competing on a cinematic level to make a splash in the 2022 race.

Campaigns & Elections

Analysis: Jumaane Williams shifts dynamics in governor’s race

Williams is courting voters on Hochul’s turf and threatening James’ turnout in all-important Brooklyn.

New York State

New York Senate report outlines election dysfunction – and possible ways to fix it

After a string of embarrassments, legislators are eager to restore trust in state elections.

Campaign Confidential

Can another Adams lead New York City?

Adrienne Adams is making her case for City Council speaker, but she’s got some catching up to do.

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Byron Brown’s write-in gambit apparently worked

The former state Democratic Party chair worked with the GOP to seemingly defeat socialist India Walton.

Campaigns & Elections

“I did it:” Eric Adams becomes New York City mayor at last

The city’s second Black mayor will inherit a host of problems de Blasio leaves behind.

Campaigns & Elections

How 2021 elections could preview important 2022 races in New York

Do Republicans stand a chance anymore? Could Democratic incumbents foil leftist challenges?