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Forty Years of Freefall in New York Voter Turnout

Nov 13, 2014

Gov. Cuomo voting in September's primary (photo: @WSJNY) Voter turnout in New York State is in freefall. Last week's gubernatorial election saw the smallest number of voters make it to the


New York City and Its Military Veterans

Nov 11, 2014

Veterans Day, November 11, is again upon us. As veterans, servicemembers, elected officials, and others prepare to march down 5th Avenue on Tuesday, military veterans throughout the city continue to


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, November 9

Nov 09, 2014

New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: Many New York government officials and politicos have spent a long post-Election Day weekend in Puerto Rico for


Governor Fusion: Cuomo and His Many Ballot Lines

Nov 06, 2014

Gov. Cuomo & Kathy Hochul celebrate (photo: Chang W. Lee/NYT) Governor Andrew Cuomo started campaign season bending over backwards and twisting himself into knots to secure the support of third parties.


8 Election Day Questions for New York

Nov 04, 2014

The four Democratic candidates for state-wide office (photo: @SchneidermanNY) Election Day is upon us! Eight questions we're eagerly awaiting answers to: 1. Is Governor Cuomo's investment in Buffalo paying off?After losing Western


General Election Results 2014

Nov 04, 2014

Gov. Cuomo greets supporters after voting Tuesday morning (photo: Ángel Franco/NYT) The 2014 election results are in! Well, mostly. In New York, it is a clean sweep in the three statewide