Campaigns & Elections

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.

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.

Campaigns & Elections

New Yorkers go to the polls today. Here’s what you need to know

Voters will choose a governor, a state Legislature and a 26-member delegation that could tip the balance in Congress.

New York City

After hammering bail reform for a year, Eric Adams hits the campaign trail

The New York City mayor plans to attend a get out the vote rally the weekend before Election Day, but some suggest his focus on crime has played into Zeldin’s strategy.

Opinion

Opinion: Governor’s race now a nailbiter

A deep analysis of recent polling shows momentum seems on the side of Republicans, not Democrats, both across New York State and the country.

2022 congressional primaries

NY-19 – or the one where Marc Molinaro doesn’t have it in the bag

The Republican county exec initially had reason for optimism to prevail over newcomer Josh Riley. That’s changed.

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New York State

Who are the Republican candidates running for statewide office?

New York’s GOP candidates include a political news commentator, a financial expert and a former New York City Police Department official.

2022 general election

Can Republicans hinder absentee voting in New York a month from Election Day?

The state constitution prohibits no-excuse absentee voting. The state GOP is suing to stop people from being able to use fear of COVID-19 as an excuse to request a mail-in ballot.

Heard Around Town

Hochul up 17 points on Zeldin in latest Siena poll

The governor holds a slim lead in the suburbs and a significant advantage among women.