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New York Uprising

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Redistricting

Morgan Pehme | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New Yorkers have shown a much greater interest in addressing gerrymandering than ever before. But there is still a great deal about the current debate that is largely unknown, misunderstood, or unsaid.

Beware the Gerrymander

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The struggle for clean elections and clean district lines are part of the effort to insure fair, open and honest elections so that the voters' choices will be respected.

Greed Rules

Henry J. Stern | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

We turn today to one of New York State's oldest oxymorons: Albany ethics. Governor Cuomo has sent an ethics package to the Senate and the Assembly, and is speaking up for it on a statewide tour.

Pants Heating Up

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Dean Skelos may not intend to comply with the promise he made to New York Uprising that the Republicans in the state senate would support an independent commission to redraw Senate and Assembly district lines.

Redistricting Rorschach

Ashley Calloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ashley Calloway

It's that time again, folks. The information from this year's Census will be used to create districts for the State Senate, the State Assembly and the US House that will remain for the next decade.

The People Speak

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The Democratic and Republican party organizations continue to weaken. They are most influential in races where no one knows who the candidates are.

On Life, Death and the New York Uprising

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

I am not a big sports fan. George Steinbrenner meant little or nothing to me before I was elected Mayor New York City in 1977. Then, suddenly, he meant a lot.

Ed Koch's Excellent Adventure

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The ex-mayor has launched New York Uprising, a non-partisan, independent group that is trying to achieve the impossible: cleaning up Albany.