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Sydney Kashiwagi

Politics

Staten Island GOP BP primary: A Trump, Fossella and Malliotakis saga

After spending more than a decade out of politics, former Staten Island Rep. Vito Fossella made what could be a decisive comeback Tuesday in Staten Island politics.

Brad Lander

Politics

A big night for Brad Lander

Everyone thought Corey Johnson had the comptroller race in the bag. Everyone was wrong.

New York City

Politics

2021 New York City comptroller primary election results

Going into the comptroller race, everyone thought Corey Johnson had it in the bag, but by the end of the night, Council Member Brad Lander was in the lead.

Campaigns & Elections

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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.

Campaigns & Elections

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Sliwa likely to win Republican mayoral primary – but who knows?

There’s been limited polling in this largely overlooked race.

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Yang says he won’t leave for New Paltz if elected

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Eric Adams

Politics

The Eric Adams real estate tour

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Campaigns & Elections

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Why are Democratic parties staying out of the mayoral race?

These typical early endorsers may not be able to decide on one candidate this year.

New York City

Politics

Supersized PAC spending in the mayoral race

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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New York City

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Morales staffers take up a new cause

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Campaigns & Elections

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John Liu had to come around on Andrew Yang

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

John Liu

Politics

John Liu: The unlikely endorser

It didn’t look like he would support Andrew Yang for mayor, until he did.

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“Donald Trump will certainly chime in” if this happens

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Police Brutality

Politics

Could crime tip the scales of the mayoral race?

Voters have responded positively to Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, who both oppose defunding the police.

Campaigns & Elections

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Will stop and frisk be a top campaign issue once again?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Campaigns & Elections

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The fall of the Barrons?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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Mayoral candidates and their bad answers

The New York Times interviews that led to its endorsement of Kathryn Garcia for mayor of the City of New York revealed how off others in the race were on several responses to key questions.

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Can the Barrons swap seats again in City Council District 42 in East New York?

Assembly Member Charles Barron is running for Inez’s seat, which he previously held, but he faces opponents with their own support.