Hochul won her election, but at what cost?

Democrats may have kept hold of the governorship, but Gov. Kathy Hochul’s weak performance may have lost the party the House.


Kathy Hochul ekes out a victory in the closest governor’s race in decades

The incumbent Democrat narrowly fended off a challenge from Republican Lee Zeldin

2022 general election

2022 New York congressional general election results

The country is closely watching 10 competitive House races in the Empire State.


For people in New York’s carceral system, a struggle to access the ballot

People with prior convictions are increasingly able to vote, but they often don’t. And those awaiting trial at Rikers almost never vote, advocates say.

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Editor's note: Oprah’s endorsement of Fetterman should remind Hochul she’s got celebs on her side too

After hosting get-out-the vote rallies with big name Democrats, Gov. Kathy Hochul might also want to tout that she’s got some Hollywood star power supporting her campaign.


Where do Hochul and Zeldin stand on big policy issues affecting New York?

A guide to the gubernatorial candidates’ stances on everything – from abortion rights to crime, the economy and threats to democracy.

2022 general election

Reviewing Lee Zeldin’s focus on crime in New York City

A fact check on the Congress member and GOP candidate for governor’s strongest talking point.


Nonprofits advocate for voting rights through midterms

Legal protections for voters expanded this summer when the landmark John Lewis Voting Rights Act was passed, yet threats continue to creep up in the court system.

News & Politics

Williams and Conole cling to the center at NY-22 debate

A months-long game of “he said, he said,” continued at Wednesday’s debate for the competitive Central New York seat.

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2022 general election

Nicole Malliotakis versus Max Rose: Take Two

Two years after the Republican flipped the Staten Island Congressional seat, Malliotakis may be safe – but Rose is used to being the underdog.

News & Politics

Zeldin takes risky bet on governor’s race

Observers, including Republicans, doubt he can secure a winning coalition of independents and moderate Democrats to beat Kathy Hochul.


Hochul leads Zeldin 52% to 39%, according to Data for Progress poll

Most recent polling has shown the governor with a comfortable lead over her challenger, in a state where 70% of likely voters say abortion should be legal under most circumstances.

Heard Around Town

New polling gives Dems the edge in NY-19

An internal poll from the Josh Riley campaign places him ahead of Republican Marc Molinaro in the Upstate district

2022 congressional primaries

10th District campaigns dogged by what-ifs after Goldman victory

Dan Goldman spent his way to a win in the open seat in Congress, and the left is pointing fingers. But would candidates dropping out have stopped the first-time candidate?

New York City

Yuh-Line Niou eyes Hail Mary third party run in NY-10

The apparent second-place finisher is considering running against the Democratic nominee on the Working Families Party line. It wouldn’t be her first time.