Hochul To Push Mail Voting As Advocates Urge State To Defend Democracy
“I believe everyone should be able to vote by mail,” Hochul said.
Dec 17, 2021 6:01 AM
Grading De Blasio: Assessing the Mayor’s Pledge To Improve Democracy
His second-term promise generally fell into three big buckets around electoral democracy, the 2020 census, and civic engagement. The results were decidedly mixed.
Dec 13, 2021 12:00 AM
Council Schedules Vote To Expand Voting Rights For Noncitizen New Yorkers
If enacted, the law would grant voting rights in local elections to nearly 900,000 noncitizen legal permanent residents.
Nov 24, 2021 10:01 AM
State Senate Democrat Warns Of "Five-Alarm Fire" Threatening Voting Rights
A new report seeks to revive election reforms after failure of ballot measures.
Nov 15, 2021 5:00 AM
‘Guardians of Democracy’ Bristle Under Questioning, Citing Pace of NY Election Reforms
During a Tuesday hearing, elections officials cited “burdens” of reforms, as lawmakers eye more changes.
Sep 22, 2021 3:53 PM
NY's Automatic Voter Registration Law Hailed As "Profound Reform" To Elections
Assemblymember Latrice Walker said AVR put the state on the right side of history, “by acknowledging years of voter suppression."
Dec 22, 2020 5:17 PM
[Updates] Election 2020 Results: Biden Wins New York & New Jersey, Max Rose Won't Concede
Check out the latest results for the presidential race, local congressional races, and more.
Nov 4, 2020 2:00 AM
Live Updates: Election Day 2020 Is Finally Here And New Yorkers Are Fired Up To Vote
One man told us he was waiting before the poll site opened because he loved "the ceremony of voting, the whole idea of voting on Election Day."
Nov 3, 2020 6:00 PM
About That Long Early Voting Line: Find Out How Many People Were Assigned To Your Poll Site
The sites have voters assigned to them seemingly without regard to the space capacity of each location.
Oct 27, 2020 5:32 PM
New Yorkers: How to Vote In The 2020 Election, Part 3 - Early Voting Edition!
Early voting in NYC is from October 24th through November 1st.
Oct 23, 2020 9:00 AM
Pressure Builds On NYC Cultural Institutions To Offer Space For Poll Sites, After Two Arenas Volunteer
As the city prepares to hold a presidential election during an ongoing pandemic, election officials are more concerned than ever about crowding at poll sites.
Sep 9, 2020 3:47 PM
The 2019 Election Was A Snoozer That Will Change NYC's Political Future
The next races for mayor, comptroller, public advocate and city council will all be conducted using ranked choice voting.
Nov 7, 2019 10:06 AM
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