Incumbents survived all but one challenge and progressive groups failed to make new gains — while outside spending failed to make a dent. More than $200,000 on one Bronx candidate yielded just 956 votes.
New York, NY – June 27, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to the press during campaign stop along with Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado in Washington Heights. (Shutterstock) By Claudia Irizarry Aponte and George Joseph, THE CITY All but one Democratic incumbent in 28 Assembly primaries across the five boroughs were able to stave off challengers […]
New York, NY – May 26, 2022: Attorney General Letitia James speaks during joint announcement with Mayor Eric Adams at AG New York office. (Shutterstock) By Janet Howard Letitia “Tish” James is an American lawyer, activist, politician, and currently New York’s Attorney General, the first African-American and first woman to be elected to the position. […]
Congressional and state seats have changed. Before this summer’s primary elections, find out how your old districts stack up with your new ones.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 28, 2020: People vote in the Madison Square Garden during the 2020 Presidential election between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden. (Shutterstock) By Will Welch, Rachel Holliday Smith and Alyssa Katz, THE CITY After a chaotic redistricting process, New York’s political boundaries have finally been set for the […]
Major changes have come to the state’s political lines ahead of a double primary season this summer.
Brooklyn, NY, USA – October 24, 2020: People waiting in line for early presidential voting at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, Brooklyn amid coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock) By Rachel Holliday Smith, THE CITY New York’s special master for redistricting has finalized the state’s congressional and state Senate maps, further altering city districts and opening the starting gate […]
New York, NY – May 25, 2022: Antonio Delgado sworn in as New York State Lieutenant Governor at New York City Governor’s office. (Shutterstock) By Ana Maria Archila, Gotham Gazette The recent appointment of new Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado was marred by a debate about his ethnicity – specifically, whether he is Latino. The debate […]
Photo Courtesy: The Ana María Archila Campaign By Victoria Falk Who is Ana María Archila? The Columbian immigrant migrated to New York when she was 17-years old and dedicated most of her adult life to fighting for the rights of underserved New Yorkers. She gained national attention in 2018 when she confronted former Senator Jeff […]
Photo Courtesy: The Diana Reyna Campaign By Linda Nwoke Diana Reyna is a New Yorker with over two decades of experience in politics. She served as the immediate past Deputy Brooklyn Borough President for the first four years under now Mayor Eric Adams and, for twelve years, served in the New York City Council representing […]
By Linda Nwoke The New York gubernatorial race is on, with the Democratic party’s primary just a few weeks away. There is a mixture of candidates ranging from —contestants with deep-rooted political backgrounds and strong ties to their communities to others with less political experience. Yet, they have a vision for a brighter and better […]
New York, NY – October 12, 2021: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks at Local 802 AFM Centennial celebration at Central Park. (Shutterstock) By Molly Crane-Newman, New York Daily News A Harlem real estate developer flipped on disgraced ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin in a secret plea hearing last month, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Jerry […]
New York, NY – May 6, 2022: Governor of New York Kathy Hochul attends RPA 100 Assembly luncheon at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers (Shutterstock) By Spectrum News Staff and Nick Reisman Gov. Kathy Hochul tapped U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado as her next lieutenant governor, she announced Tuesday afternoon. Delgado, a Rhodes Scholar who represents parts […]