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What a fantastic place our city council will be come January when the number of women more than doubles. It will be a female majority — and a long time coming. more
Now that the city's elections board has cleared its counting system of dummy test ballots, the agency tried yet again to release preliminary results from the citywide primary races for mayor, comptroller and public advocate. And while they haven't changed much from what was reported before — it has presented some new, interesting scenarios for when tens of thousands of absentee ballots are opened and counted. more
Innovator. Urban prophet. Villain. There are many words to describe New York City’s late “master builder” Robert Moses, and likely all of them are deserved. Moses has become synonymous with unchecked power — someone making unilateral decisions with little to no oversight. more
Nearly 150 million votes — and counting — were cast in what became a historic voter turnout across the country as Americans took sides in a contentious presidential race.  more
Councilman Andrew Cohen is now Bronx Supreme Court Judge-elect Andrew Cohen, joining Kim Adair Wilson and Bianka Perez on the bench. more
Election Day might’ve looked quite different this year, but its impact and consequences are largely the same. And Ruby Shamir wants to make sure young children across the country know it. more
There is little doubt that history will remember 2020 for a long time — and not in a good way. Yet, the biggest news that could still come might not be the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is hammering the country, but if democracy might survive the simple act of a presidential election. more
For years, a sign above the West 231st Street headquarters of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club has featured the name of elected officials representing the Bronx. It includes names like borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, and even at the lowest elected levels, Eric Dinowitz and Randi Martos as Democratic district leaders. more
It was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump weighed in on the primary election that may have forced longtime U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel into political retirement. more
Eliot Engel hopes all of his votes are hidden in absentee ballots that have yet to be counted. Because if live-voting from Tuesday and early balloting is any indicator, his retirement may be coming sooner than he thought. more
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