Zephyr Teachout

New York City

Why did progressives outperform the polls?

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

New York State

Maloney spends his way to defeat in the AG race

Sean Patrick Maloney was a fundraising juggernaut in the race, pulling in more than $755,000 in just the last two weeks of the race.

Letitia James

Letitia James – and the establishment – win Democratic AG race

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James fought off criticism that she was too close to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and comfortably won the Democratic primary for state attorney general on Thursday.

Campaigns & Elections

New York’s 2018 statewide primary results

New York Democratic gubernatorial, lieutenant governor and attorney general primary results.

New York City

AG candidates raise prospect of criminal charges after voter purge

Maloney, Eve call for tougher action after NYC Board of Elections’ 2016 fiasco.

New York City

Key statewide and state legislative primary races to watch

Cuomo-Nixon, Hochul-Williams, the AG free-for-all and the ex-IDC challenges are all key storylines this election Thursday.

Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout’s declaration of independence

Attorney general candidate Zephyr Teachout has positioned herself as an independent who will hold the governor accountable – a stance that assumes Gov. Andrew Cuomo will win, even though Teachout has allied herself closely with gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon.

Andrew Cuomo

Democratic candidates partying local for election night

Letitia James and Andrew Cuomo won't be partying together on election night, but Zephyr Teachout and Cynthia Nixon will be.

Zephyr Teachout

Three strikes and you're out? Or third time's a charm?

Some candidates fizzle out after multiple failed bids. But for others, persistence pays off.

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Andrew Cuomo

Who is running for statewide and state legislative office?

A comprehensive list of every candidate running for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller and the state Legislature in New York.

Zephyr Teachout

How the outcome of the AG primary could affect tech in NY

Technology hasn’t been a main talking point for any of the state attorney general candidate but their pasts speak volumes of their takes.


How the AG contenders would run the Charities Bureau

How would the Democratic Attorney General candidates would run the Charities Bureau

Cynthia Nixon

Candidates are rejecting corporate donations. What does that mean?

Some candidates are pledging not to accept corporate contributions to their campaigns. But it's unclear what that means.

Julia Salazar

Another Mario Cuomo bridge, endorsements, spending and back to school

Another Mario Cuomo bridge opens, endorsements, spending and back to school in This Week's Headlines.

Zephyr Teachout

Immigrant advocacy groups split in AG race

Immigrant Action, the political arm of the New York Immigration Coalition, plans to announce its endorsement of Letitia James.

Letitia James

Updated: The lopsided endorsements for AG

Public Advocate Letitia James leads the pack of attorney general candidates in endorsements, while Zephyr Teachout is gaining support from progressive politicians and causes.