Kathy Hochul

New York State

How will the Hochul transition work?

There are still a lot of questions about her accession and what happens to Cuomo next, but history may offer some clues.

New York State

What lies ahead for Kathy Hochul if she becomes governor?

“We all know Kathy Hochul.” Democratic insiders say the lieutenant governor could become the next Democratic power broker.

Kathy Hochul

8 things to know about Kathy Hochul

With the sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo, New Yorkers are Googling his second in command.

New York City

What’s in a Times endorsement?

The New York Times editorial board endorsed Tiffany Cabán on Tuesday, but do the newspaper’s endorsements sway election outcomes? City & State had a look at the Times editorial board’s endorsements in the past three years.

Zellnor Myrie

A new generation of progressive pols

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hardly stands alone as a fast-rising non-white progressive New York elected official. From new state senators to the New York City public advocate and the City Council, a new generation is taking the reins.

New York State

Hochul on Amazon’s demise, Buffalo’s rebound and championing child care

Kathy Hochul discusses economic development policy, the prospects for Western New York and her desire to see Equal Rights Amendment added to the state constitution.

Jumaane Williams

Crowded field already forming for Williams’ council seat

Five candidates, including a Williams staffer, want to succeed the public advocate candidate.

Jumaane Williams

Is Jumaane Williams made of Teflon?

Why an array of criticisms being thrown at Jumaane Williams may not spook progressive voters.

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New York City

New York politicians’ biggest flip-flops

How New York politicians ‘evolved’ on pot, guns, immigrants, LGBT rights and homelessness.

Andrew Cuomo

New York’s 2018 statewide general election results

The Democratic favorites won the races for governor, attorney general, comptroller and U.S. Senate.

New York City

Jumaane Williams is ready to be public advocate, assuming there’s a vacancy

Defeated in his bid for lieutenant governor, Jumaane Williams has set his sights on the office of public advocate.

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo rallied for Democrats in tossup races. But they were kept off stage.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rally to win the House and state Senate kept candidates in key races on the sidelines.

New York City

Why did progressives outperform the polls?

The lefty candidates in statewide races did better than polling had indicated