Michael Blake

Politics

Cory Booker, Jesse Jackson back Michael Blake for Congress

Assemblyman Michael Blake's congressional campaign has been endorsed by a trio of national black leaders – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

New York State

Policy

Michael Blake’s Airbnb bill a potential conflict of interest

The Assemblyman worked as a political consultant for a firm that was paid by Airbnb. 

New York City

Politics

Could MMV’s congressional run hand Rubén Díaz Sr. the seat?

The oversaturated pool of progressives could benefit the conservative cowboy-hatted councilman.

New York City

Politics

For 15 minutes, Michael Blake had a glowing Wikipedia page

A few days before the New York City public advocate election, Assemblyman Michael Blake’s Wikipedia page was briefly updated with positive spin about him, in violation of the online encyclopedia’s rules. Who was behind it?

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

The free-for-all to replace Rep. Jose Serrano

New Yorkers are bound to see an intense race for New York’s 15th Congressional District, now that Rep. José E. Serrano has announced his retirement, here are all of the people gunning for his seat, and those who are still on the fence about entering the race.

Jumaane Williams

Politics

Crowded field already forming for Williams’ council seat

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

New York City

Politics

Jumaane Williams wins public advocate race, Eric Ulrich finishes second

Tracking the outcome of New York City's Feb. 26 public advocate special election to replace Letitia James.

Michael Blake

Politics

The endorsements for NYC public advocate candidates

Who has endorsed whom in the New York City public advocate special election? With candidates running on their own lines, recommendations may play a larger role.

New York City

Politics

Who’s trending in the NYC public advocate’s race?

A look at which New York City public advocate candidate got the biggest post-debate bump this week.

New York City

Politics

Fact-checking the second NYC public advocate debate

Evaluating the debate claims of the leading candidates in the New York City public advocate's race.

Jumaane Williams

Politics

Public advocate candidates blitz de Blasio and Amazon, draw distinctions

Takeaways from the second official New York City public advocate debate ahead of the Feb. 26 special election.

New York City

Politics

Poll: Who will be NYC’s next public advocate?

New York City voters will vote in the special election for public advocate next week. Who do you think is most likely to win? And should there be a public advocate at all?

New York City

Politics

Who DOESN'T want to be mayor?

The candidates for New York City Public Advocate are trying to convince us they're not running for mayor.

Jumaane Williams

Politics

Fact-checking the NYC public advocate debate

Fact-checking the NYC public advocate debate, including assertions by Jumaane Williams, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Nomiki Konst and others.

New York City

Politics

What to watch for in the public advocate debate

The New York City public advocate special election race has narrowed as candidates try to separate themselves in the first debate.

Michael Blake

Politics

Danny O’Donnell falsely claims public advocate endorsements

New York City public advocate candidate Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell incorrectly claimed at least two elected officials were endorsing his run for higher office. Now one is denying he endorsed O’Donnell and another is endorsing his opponent.

New York City

Politics

Who has the most cash already to run for public advocate?

A look at the campaign finances on hand for the New York City Public Advocate race.

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