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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.

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The fall of the Barrons?

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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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.

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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.

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RCV makes strange bedfellows

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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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.

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It’s crowded in the race for the City Council District 7 seat

A diverse set of candidates want to lead the Upper Manhattan district struggling to provide affordable housing.

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Seven candidates compete for Grodenchik’s seat in the pseudo-burbs of Eastern Queens

Following accusations of sexual harassment Councilmember Gordenchik decided not to run in 2021.

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In Second Election of the Year, Bronx Council District Has 9 Candidates in 2 Primaries

Voters in the Bronx’s 15th Council District won’t be able to say they didn’t have options this year.

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Mayoral candidates are rather quiet on the budget they want to inherit

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

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Five Candidates Face Off for Newly-Open Council Seat in East Bronx’s District 13

Monique Johnson, Irene Estrada, Marjorie Velazquez, John Perez and Marilyn Soto are in the running for the soon-to-be open seat held by Councilmember Mark Gjonaj, who announced in February that he won’t be seeking reelection.

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Competitive Central Brooklyn Council Race Splits City's Left

Nine Democratic candidates are running to replace Councilmember Laurie Cumbo.

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Four Candidates Vie For City’s 8th District, One Seeks Re-election

Big differences in money raised for the campaign separate the candidates in the 8th district, which includes neighborhoods in Manhattan and the South Bronx.

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The race for Queens Council District 22, the next phase of Astoria's political evolution

Six democrats are vying to replace Councilmember Costa Constantinides.

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First-time candidates and government veterans face off for New York’s UES

High-profile endorsements and impressive fundraising numbers are split in this close race for the City Council District 5.

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Asian Americans progressives come out against Yang

And more coverage of key 2021 races.

Interviews & Profiles

Feliz: Winning is “the privilege of a lifetime”

A Q&A with the newly elected New York City Council member.