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The shared boundary between the new senate districts in greater Riverdale cuts into the Bronx runs for approximately 6 miles. It loosely follows Jerome Avenue, shoots west at Van Cortlandt Park and then heads down to the Harlem river — dividing the borough’s northwest corner in two. more
In the first debate in one of the state’s more high-profile races — state senate district 33 — incumbent Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Miguelina Camilo explained their stance on issues related to the county party, bail reform and the infamous Independent Democratic Conference. more
To many, it never seemed possible. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo told New York on Tuesday he’s resigning — a week after state attorney general Letitia James released a report that concluded he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office.  more
After what seemed a lifetime over three years, the consecutive races to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council are finally over. And the winner? Eric Dinowitz. For the second time in three months. more
There’s an old saying that “history repeats itself.” And this phrase almost perfectly encapsulates the outcome of last month’s primary election for Andrew Cohen’s old city council seat. more
In the final weeks of campaigning, Mino Lora has faced the same question over and over from her competitors: Did she support the Independent Democratic Conference in 2018? more
If there’s one thing the candidates in the March 23 special election may agree on, it’s that not enough people came out to vote.  Barely 9,000 of the district’s 90,000 registered voters cast early, live or absentee ballots in the race. For Mino Lora — who currently sits in second place in the race to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen behind early frontrunner Eric Dinowitz — this low turnout is by design. more
Voters — at least the fewer than 10 percent who came out — have made their voices heard, but the special election to replace Andrew Cohen on the city council is far from over. And non-profit executive director Mino Lora remains optimistic about her chances of upsetting former schoolteacher Eric Dinowitz, who has a 17-point lead from early and live votes. more
Controversy surrounded last January’s officer election at the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club as hand-picked candidates were openly challenged for the first time in years. One of the region’s largest political clubs — deeply entwined with the Bronx Democratic Party — faced questions about fair elections and respecting healthy oppositions, as more people turned out to vote than have ever attended a club event. more
Councilman Andrew Cohen is now Bronx Supreme Court Judge-elect Andrew Cohen, joining Kim Adair Wilson and Bianka Perez on the bench. more
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