Campaigns & Elections

Kathy Hochul

What does 2026 hold for Kathy Hochul?

Most governors win their second election if they choose to run. With some potential challengers already waiting in the wings, Hochul says she’s prepping.

Heard Around Town

For Marc Molinaro, it’s not about the fundraising

The 19th Congressional District rep has beat his well-funded challenger Josh Riley before.

News & Politics

National Democratic group spotlights state Senate campaigns

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee will offer its support to state Sens. Lea Webb and Iwen Chu

Campaigns & Elections

In split with Hochul, Delgado calls on Biden to drop out

Gov. Kathy Hochul has been one of Biden’s staunchest defenders, but Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado wants him to end his presidential campaign.

Politics

Where do progressives go from here?

The Working Families Party, Democratic Socialists of America and For the Many scored few wins this year but have no plans to shake up their electoral strategy.

Politics

Hochul says she will run for reelection in 2026

The governor also suggested that she will not replace Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado on the ticket.

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Politics

Josh Riley highlights Marc Molinaro’s controversial abortion vote in new ad

Rep. Marc Molinaro voted against codifying Roe v. Wade while in the Assembly, which challenger Josh Riley hopes to capitalize on.

News & Politics

Zellnor Myrie wants to represent New York City. First, the city has to meet him.

The state senator from Central Brooklyn is trying to carve out the competency lane in his uphill battle to challenge Mayor Eric Adams in 2025.

Campaigns & Elections

Party loyalist wards off challenge to Queens Dems’ grip on Surrogate’s Court

Cassandra Johnson, who was backed by the county party, beat insurgent candidate Wendy Li in the first contested surrogate’s court election since 1962.

Politics

Progressive state lawmakers prevail in primaries, while progressive insurgents struggle

The WFP and DSA succeeded in protecting their incumbents, but largely failed to unseat more moderate lawmakers.

Politics

Latimer easily defeats Bowman, in blow to progressives

Buoyed by $20 million in outside spending, Westchester County Executive George Latimer defeated incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman, all but guaranteeing his place in Congress.

Politics

Ron Kim declares victory in acrimonious Assembly reelection bid

“Ron has been an unabashed leader on progressive issues – and he has never left public safety as his No. 1 priority,” state Sen. John Liu said at his victory party.

New York State

2024 New York state Senate and Assembly primary election results

Incumbents on all sides of the Democratic Party are on the defensive from competitive challengers.