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What does the female City Council majority want to do for women?

The New York City Council’s first female majority wants to bring more attention to issues including maternal health and family care.

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Meet the new City Council

A giant class of 35 incoming members with big ambitions.

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It was a good year for electing women to the New York City Council – including Republican women

The New York City Council’s new female majority looks like it’ll include three Republican women, two of whom flipped Democratic seats.


The rise of Latinos in the New York City Council

New members bring the council more in line with the city’s population.

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New York City Council aides are officially unionized, after 21-month campaign

The Association of Legislative Employees is now the country’s largest legislative staff group in organized labor.

News & Politics

Jamaal Bailey’s shaking up the Bronx Dems

With a majority female City Council representation, could the old boys club be gone?


Alexa Avilés is a big-table socialist

The Democratic nominee to rep District 38 on the City Council wants to empower immigrants in Sunset Park.

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Campaigns & Elections

A historic 6 Asian American candidates win in City Council primaries

The nominees may bring New York City Council closer than ever to proportionate demographic representation.

Campaigns & Elections

City Council poised to make strides in gender diversity

At least 22 women are likely to win the Democratic primaries and are heavily favored to win in the general election.

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2021 New York City Council primary election results

Carlina Rivera, Rafael Salamanca Jr. and Farah Louis sailed to reelection. More competitive races are still too close to call.

Campaigns & Elections

Five things to watch in NYC’s primaries

Keep an eye on the mayoral margin, the DSA slate, a self-funding candidate for Manhattan DA and Trump’s pick on Staten Island.

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10 candidates line up for New York City Council District 19

The primary race in Queens will give the GOP a chance to reclaim the seat last held by the party in 2009.