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We’ve elected a new mayor, some new council members, and even renewed our commitment to some of our existing city officials. But don’t take a breath yet. The ink’s not even dry on the ballot ovals, and already we’re looking ahead to 2022 where we’re guaranteed some significant shake-ups in Albany, even if the incumbent in the executive chamber stays put. more
New York City hasn't even finished the 2021 election, but a number of eyes are turning to state races next year with state attorney general Letitia James already jumping into the race for governor, with others like Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams not far behind.  more
Ed Koch was born in the Bronx. Fiorello La Guardia died here. Since its 1898 consolidation, 22 men — and only men, unfortunately — have held the title of New York City mayor. But not a single one has come from the Bronx. more
We know exactly how important it is to have mechanisms in place to challenge the governor. It took the allegations of nearly a dozen women to finally bring down Andrew Cuomo. Yet that’s not even close to the kinds of issues Gavin Newsom faces in California. more
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
The city's elections board is expected to release preliminary ranked-choice counting results later in the day Wednesday, after a mishap with tens of thousands of test ballots caused the agency to release erroneous results Tuesday evening. 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
The candidates looking to see who will fill the city council seat currently occupied by Eric Dinowitz like to raise money from people in the Bronx to fund their campaigns. It's just keeping that money in the Bronx they all, for the most part, struggle with. more
After nearly three years of running, former teacher Eric Dinowitz will succeed Andrew Cohen on the city council. At least until the end of this year. more
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