Campaigns & Elections

Campaigns & Elections

Who wants to run for governor as a Republican in 2022?

The race appears up in the air with months to go before the June primary.

Campaigns & Elections

Who are the Democrats running for New York governor in 2022?

Some political notables have better chances than others at beating incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul next year.

Campaigns & Elections

Is this nonprofit responsible for Eric Adams’ primary win?

Show Up, Turn Out, launched a campaign to encourage Black New Yorkers to vote in the election and the result they say was a big bump in voter turnout.

Campaigns & Elections

Which Democrats are running for lieutenant governor?

The list of candidates will likely expand as the fields solidify in other statewide races.

Campaigns & Elections

Racial justice is coming to a New York City ballot near you

The Racial Justice Commission convened by the mayor this year has approved three ballot proposals for next year.

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A lot went wrong with Letitia James 2022

Political insiders say the incumbent attorney general had multiple reasons to run for reelection instead of waging an increasingly difficult campaign for governor.

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Niou officially launches Senate bid, prompting socialist candidate to run for Assembly instead

The DSA-backed legislative hopeful Illapa Sairitupac has announced his candidacy to replace outgoing Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou in a competitive June 2022 primary.

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Corey Johnson’s shadow looms over the speaker race

As the outgoing speaker reflects on his legacy, candidates don’t hesitate to criticize his tenure.

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The Democrats (not) running for New York attorney general

With Letitia James’ reentry, this race is getting less and less competitive.

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The not-so-shortlist to replace Assembly Member Richard Gottfried

At least eight candidates are in the mix to replace the longest serving legislator in state history – just one day after he announced his retirement.

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Four Latino City Council members publicly endorse Francisco Moya, as the speaker race narrows to two

Adrienne Adams has emerged as an alternative for members unhappy with Moya – and Mayor-elect Eric Adams’ involvement.

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Sources: Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou is challenging state Sen. Brian Kavanagh

A primary against the relatively moderate incumbent Kavanagh could become one of the most high-profile races of 2022.

Campaigns & Elections

2021 New York City general election results

Eric Adams will be the next mayor of New York, and Republicans did better than expected.