What is Eye On Albany Campaign 2002?
We are a guide to the races for New York City representatives to
the New York State Legislature.
Who cares about the New York State Legislature?
You should. The New York State Senate and the New York State
Assembly, though based in Albany, control much that is vital to
the lives of residents of New York City, including how much rent
and taxes you pay, who controls the schools your children attend,
how Lower Manhattan will be rebuilt, and whether the water you
drink is clean.
Why do you call it Eye On Albany?
Why not? We are keeping an eye out on all 91 contests for seats representing
New York City, with a separate page for each race -- and, since
most of the candidates are incumbents, assessments of their
Who are we?
We are GothamGazette.com,
an award-winning web site about New York City that last year
brought you Searchlight on Campaign 2001, which received national
recognition for offering the most comprehensive coverage by
any publication, online or off, of the local NYC races. Our publisher
is Citizens Union Foundation, which is the research and education
arm of one of the oldest good-government groups in the city (founded
Staff of Gotham Gazette.