Campaigns & Elections

Campaigns & Elections

Underdog Hopes Third Time’s the Charm in Bronx Primary Against Council Land-Use Chair

Helen Hines is running for a third time against Rafael Salamanca, who enjoys hefty advantages.

Campaigns & Elections

14th City Council Race Has Attracted Big Bucks and Dueling Endorsements

Six candidates are vying to replace the term-limited Fernando Cabrera in a Bronx district that faces unique housing challenges.

Campaigns & Elections

The fall of the Barrons?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Campaigns & Elections

Why the Westchester County clerk race has gotten so heated

A young, Black Yonkers City Council member is challenging a 16-year white incumbent.

2021 NYC Mayoral Candidates

What Shaun Donovan knows about housing

The former HUD secretary may not know what a home costs in Brooklyn, but he has a long, if sometimes controversial, record of tangible accomplishments on affordable housing.

Campaigns & Elections

Mayoral candidates and their bad answers

The New York Times interviews that led to its endorsement of Kathryn Garcia for mayor of the City of New York revealed how off others in the race were on several responses to key questions.

Campaigns & Elections

Can the Barrons swap seats again in City Council District 42 in East New York?

Assembly Member Charles Barron is running for Inez’s seat, which he previously held, but he faces opponents with their own support.

Opinion

NYC mayoral candidates should adjust strategies for ranked-choice

Candidates should seek (and share) “top five” endorsements to make the most of New York’s new ranked-choice elections

Campaigns & Elections

Race heats up to fill Corey Johnson’s council seat

Johnson’s former chief of staff, Erik Bottcher, has seen fundraising success since last year, consistently leading amongst candidates who aren’t incumbents and bringing in remarkable amounts of cash.

Labor

When union endorsements matter, and when they don’t

In 2021, the smaller the race, the bigger the bounce from organized labor’s backing.

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Campaigns & Elections

The endorsements for NYC mayoral candidates

New York City Democrats will have to make a choice in the June 2021 primary for mayor – but some prominent New Yorkers and organizations have already made their pick.

New York City

Welcome to the Dianneverse

Dianne Morales is the mayoral field’s unapologetic progressive. It’s won her fierce and energetic supporters, but some doubt she can win over the city.

Campaigns & Elections

Adams thought he had Orthodox support locked up. Enter Yang.

Borough Park has become a battleground in the mayoral race.

Campaigns & Elections

RCV makes strange bedfellows

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Campaigns & Elections

Rage against the Queens Machine

A coalition forms against the establishment in Flushing. Will others follow?

Opinion

After Stringer, is there any progressive with a chance of being NYC mayor?

The two remaining options are Maya Wiley and Dianne Morales, but each may have limited appeal.

Campaigns & Elections

West Bronx Council Race: Will Higher Turnout Drown Out a Famous Name?

What’s in a name? The 11th District City Council primary is likely to find out.