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A week after 1.3 million New Yorkers cast their ballots in the general election, the city’s Board of Elections celebrated the speed with which it had reported the results while
Adolfo Carrion first came into public office in 1997 as a City Council member representing parts of the West Bronx, including Kingsbridge, Fordham and University Heights. After one term, he
ALBANY, N.Y. — Sidney Strauss, a state Supreme Court judge in Queens, isn’t ready to retire.
Sure, he has recently undergone back surgery and is recovering at home. But he does
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NEW YORK — The public advocate’s office was almost designed to grate on a mayor’s nerves.
Created as a check on the mayor’s powers, the advocate
NEW YORK — They all wanted the Latino vote.
During this year’s high-stakes scramble to win their primaries, Republican and Democratic mayoral candidates alike vied for a piece of the second-fastest
NEW YORK — If the New York City Board of Elections is the political community’s dartboard, Michael Ryan is the face taped over the bullseye.
Ryan was named the board’s executive
NEW YORK — After a months-long election season that often played more like a circus sideshow than a considered debate on the issues, few registered voters turned out Tuesday to
NEW YORK — Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese’s exclusion from one of this election year’s first televised Democratic primary debates did not go unnoticed.
No less than The New York Times chastised
ALBANY, N.Y. — They’re trying to run themselves out of town.
Nearly a dozen state legislators are looking to exit Albany by getting themselves elected to City Council or city wide
NEW YORK — Mayoral candidate John Liu admits to taking body blow after body blow.
A federal corruption investigation. Convictions of two former campaign workers in a scheme to funnel money