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Jay Jacobs responds with letter signed by over 40 county chairs

His support among the upper ranks of the state Democratic Party lacks three county chairs in New York City.

Politics

After a surprising midterm in New York, both parties consider leadership changes

Rep. Lee Zeldin is being courted for a national Republican Party role, while state Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs is fighting to keep his job, and DCC Chair Sean Patrick Maloney lost his seat.

Politics

Hakeem Jeffries isn’t showing his cards

A Q&A with the Congress member, who spoke carefully about Democratic leadership at the federal level and in New York.

2022 general election

Sean Patrick Maloney’s long fall

After a controversial decision to seek reelection in the 17th Congressional district, the DCCC chair will end his decade in Congress.

2022 general election

2022 New York congressional general election results

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

Campaigns & Elections

New Yorkers go to the polls today. Here’s what you need to know

Voters will choose a governor, a state Legislature and a 26-member delegation that could tip the balance in Congress.

2022 general election

Hochul’s last-minute retreat to friendly territory

The Democratic governor has focused her last campaigning hours on shoring up enthusiasm in the bluest parts of the (supposedly) blue state.

Heard Around Town

Biden campaigns with Hochul, in deep blue New York

The president’s visit to Westchester County speaks to Democrats’ level of worry – and hope that the base will come out to vote.

Politics

What you need to know about this year’s Somos Puerto Rico conference

The annual political bash will be toned down in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona – but everyone in New York politics will still be there.

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2022 general election

Is gender bias hurting Kathy Hochul?

The first woman governor of New York is trailing among men, and political consultants said this is a very familiar “likeability” issue.

New York City

After hammering bail reform for a year, Eric Adams hits the campaign trail

The New York City mayor plans to attend a get out the vote rally the weekend before Election Day, but some suggest his focus on crime has played into Zeldin’s strategy.

Politics

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.

Politics

Meet the moguls going all in for Zeldin in New York

Here are six big spenders who have poured money into PACs backing Kathy Hochul’s Republican challenger.

Politics

On Long Island, a state Senate battleground

Nine seats are in the mix, and Republicans are looking to pick up some old seats.

Politics

5 things to watch in the final days of the race for New York governor

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Rep. Lee Zeldin are using everything from endorsements to prioritizing crime heading into the final days until Election Day.