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Just after midnight Tuesday, Kathy Hochul — who started her political career on the town board of a Buffalo suburb nearly 30 years ago — made history as the state's first female governor. She succeeds Andrew Cuomo, whose decade-long leadership ended in scandal. more
There were numerous competitive Democratic primaries to keep track of in the Bronx last month. But of all the city council races in the mainland borough, the east Bronx win of Amanda Farias was special not just for her, of course, but also an up-and-coming campaign team she entrusted to secure that victory. more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
District 11 seems decided, but borough president race is still way too close to call
Eric Dinowitz 42% | 5816 votes
Mino Lora 27% | 3775 votes
Abigail Martin 14% | 1957 votes
Daniel Padernacht 6% | 870 votes
Jessica Haller 6% | 767 votes
Marcos Sierra 2% | 301 votes
Carlton Berkley 2% | 246 votes
More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
In the final weeks of campaigning, Mino Lora has faced the same question over and over from her competitors: Did she support the Independent Democratic Conference in 2018? more
It’s near impossible to find any political candidate not out there ready to share with you their entire resume from the moment you start shaking hands, to the split second you let go. more
Some call it as valuable as a campaign donation, but endorsements are flowing out of New York City’s political establishment, with many ending up at the foot of candidates in local races. more
In less than two months, voters are expected to choose who will most likely be their next mayor in the Democratic primary. A laundry list of candidates are competing to move into Gracie Mansion come January. more
What would you say to your elected representative if you could call them up right now? Until recently, this question was a moot point because most constituents didn’t have direct access to their representatives beyond maybe text-based social media. They would have to jump through a series of hoops before ever being able to get on the phone with their Assemblyman, council member, or even a mayoral frontrunner. more
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