Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Patrick Carroll hopes to keep Rockland County Assembly seat blue

When Democratic Assembly Member Kenneth Zebrowski announced he wouldn’t be running for reelection – the Assembly supermajority got a little more vulnerable.

Politics

Politics

DCCC makes nice with Mondaire Jones in 2024

After being pushed out of the district by the former chair of the national Democratic campaign apparatus, Mondaire Jones now has their institutional backing as he tries to unseat Rep. Mike Lawler.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Jeffries emphasizes freedom angle on abortion during ABNY breakfast

The House minority leader urged Democrats to appeal to moderate voters on the issue of reproductive rights.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Yi Andy Chen posted some jaw-dropping fundraising numbers in bid to unseat Ron Kim. Are they too good to be true?

The aspiring Assembly member amended his filing four times, and seems to have accepted multiple donations above the legal contribution limit.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Democrats focus on abortion in NY-3 ad

A super PAC helping Democrats win back the House is out with its first ad in the Long Island special election.

Albany Agenda

Policy

New York Democrats return to abortion in the hopes of galvanizing voters

The issue has yielded mixed results in a state where access is less threatened, but Democrats are giving it another shot on the 51st anniversary of Roe.

Politics

Politics

Who is Landon Dais, the Democratic choice to replace Latoya Joyner?

After failing to win two elections in Harlem, Dais moved to the Bronx and got involved with both the community and county party. Now he’s running for Assembly.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Josh Riley reports hefty fundraising haul against Marc Molinaro

The Democrat is touting small donations as he tries for the second time to defeat the popular Dutchess County Republican.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Can Tom Suozzi win in an increasingly conservative Long Island?

The special election for the 3rd Congressional District will test whether Suozzi’s name recognition can overcome the political trends pushing Long Island to the right.

Donald Trump

Politics

This Jan. 6, NY Democrats are vocal about removing Trump from the ballot, but decision remains with the BOE

New York City Council members and state lawmakers have written letters to the state Board of Elections urging them to exclude the former president.

Albany Agenda

Politics

Top Hochul aide Micah Lasher likely to announce Assembly run

A Democratic club announcement for a Jan. 10 forum listed him among candidates for Daniel O’Donnell’s seat.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Former community board chair Barry Weinberg will run for O’Donnell’s Upper West Side Assembly seat

Weinberg is first vice chair of Community Board 9 and secretary of the Manhattan Democratic Party. Hochul staffer Micah Lasher is also considering a run, sources say.

Politics

Politics

5 things to know about Mazi Pilip

The GOP has selected its candidate to replace George Santos – and she’s a Democrat.

2024 New York congressional battleground

Politics

Redistricting could pave the way for congressional comebacks

New district lines may allow familiar faces like Carolyn Maloney and Max Rose to return to Congress.

Andrew Cuomo

Opinion

Commentary: It’s too early to anoint Cuomo the next mayor

He’d struggle in ranked-choice voting. Campaign finance laws would prevent him from transferring his war chest into a mayoral campaign. And he doesn’t even live in New York City.

Heard Around Town

Politics

On Long Island, party affiliation is a very loose signifier

Democrats running on the Republican line, Republicans running on the Democratic line. It’s whatever!