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Eliot Engel spent three decades representing this part of the Bronx. But in the coming months, the area will get its third congressman in as many years as redistricting has ended Jamaal Bowman’s time here, making way for colleague Ritchie Torres. more
Primary day has stuck with Eric Dinowitz. Not only was the most recent one last year when he secured his city council seat for the next two years, but also because he also discovered a troubling trend. more
As the saga over the proposed homeless shelter at 6661 Broadway continues, neighbors both for and against the project were invited to sound off at a city contract hearing early last month, only to find out the $195 million proposition is almost certainly moving forward. more
It seems rare city agencies quickly respond to community demands. But so far, changes like what’s happening where Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue intersect in Spuyten Duyvil are the rare exception to that rule. more
It’s no secret that in New York City, political contests are usually decided in primaries. General elections? More often than not, they are nothing more than a formality. That’s thanks to the city’s solidly blue political makeup. more
It happens once every decade, and has major implications for how our country is run. That is, of course, the U.S. Census. But just as impactful is something that comes right after: When all 50 states redraw their congressional and state legislative districts. more
Last week, Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams officially received the Democratic nomination for mayor after the city elections board certified results from the June primary. more
The coronavirus pandemic has left states across the country in economic ruin. And New York is no exception, with a budget deficit hole topping $15 billion. 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
The new year means a new way to vote in city elections with ranked-choice voting taking over. Instead of choosing just one candidate, voters can rank their choices from their most-preferred to least. Yet, that might all go away if Eric Adams has his way. more
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