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New York Primaries

Extremely Low Voter Turnout Tuesday

Posted 06.28.2012 | New York

It turns out that yes, Austin Finan, a spokesman for Grace Meng's winning campaign, was right: "Folks don't vote in June." A court ruled that New...

Matt Sledge

Gentrification Plays Complicated Role In New York Congressional Races | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Charles Barron has never been one to hold his tongue. Speaking once at a rally demanding slavery reparations, he told a crowd, "I want to ...

New York's Stealth Primary Puts Congress in Spotlight

Dan Collins | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Tuesday is primary day for New York. Surprised? This is the second of three state primary dates. Mitt Romney won the presidential primary in April. (What? You didn't hear about that either?)

New York's Incumbency Protection Plan Hits on All Cylinders

Dan Collins | Posted 05.22.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Not one, not two, but three state primaries have been scheduled at a cost of $150 million. Why? Check out the legislature's Incumbency Protection Plan for some answers.

Election Commissioners Want To Give Troops More Time To Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Election Commissioners' Association is looking to move the date of New York State's primary contests from September to June. The ECA recently w...

Vote of Consciousness

Honey Seltzer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

Seven years in this building had prepared me for the task in front of me. I picked up the pen and performed the adult civic duty it was my right, privilege and responsibility to perform.

Primary Turnout So Low, May Have Set A Modern Record

New York Times | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Though official records are incomplete, it appears that the turnout in Tuesday's Democratic primary was the lowest in modern New York City history. D...

New York Elections Decision Day Tip Sheet

New York Times | Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After four years of fund-raising and campaigning, candidates for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, distract attorney and City Council will face Dem...

Guide For The Last Minute (Primary) Voter

Gotham Gazette | Gotham Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Who's running for what in the Sept. 15 primary? Our comprehensive guide to the election, with information on contests, candidates, how to vote -- and ...