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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.

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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.

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In a pride month election, LGBTQ council candidates hope to grow the caucus

The New York City Council’s LGBTQ membership could be increased and diversified.

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Bill Perkins, despite barely running, may win again

The longtime Council member from Harlem surprised observers by running for reelection.

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Crowded field of candidates seeks to replace Daniel Dromm on City Council

Nine leading contenders have lined up to fill the seat representing District 25 in Queens.

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Central Queens City Council candidates make quality of life top priority

10 candidates seek to fill Karen Koslowitz’s City Council seat in District 29 while opposing the construction of Kew Gardens jail.

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Crowded Field Competes to Represent Brooklyn Waterfront in City Council

With eight candidates running, Democrats in the 33rd District will choose from a larger-than-usual slate of potential Council members.

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Brooks-Powers Looks to Defend New Council Seat in Southeast Queens

Less than three months after winning New York City’s first true test of ranked-choice voting, Councilmember Selvena Brooks-Powers is back on the ballot, this time to defend her seat against two former foes in Queens’ District 31.

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Future of Immigrant Communities the Focus of Brooklyn City Council Race

There is a competitive Democratic primary unfolding to replace him in Brooklyn’s 38th District.

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Diverse Field of Candidates Vies to Replace Trailblazing Council Member in Queens

A crowded Democratic primary race is unfolding in Queens to select the successor for term-limited City Council Member Daniel Dromm.

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The Eric Adams real estate tour

And more coverage of key 2021 races.