Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Closest City Council Race Has a Winner

Closest City Council Race Has a Winner

Gotham Gazette reports that 17 days after the primary elections and following a paper ballot recount, there's a winner in the City Council Democratic primary for Bedford-Stuyvesan ...

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Still Counting in Closest City Council Race

Still Counting in Closest City Council Race

The Democratic primary race for the City Council seat in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights could drag into October, reports the Amsterdam News. As a recount starts and amidst allegations ...

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Voting Relics, Other Issues Need Fixing

Voting Relics, Other Issues Need Fixing

Following reports of broken voting machines on primary day, community newspapers joined the chorus of voices asking the Board of Elections to fix the issue. Problems because of la ...

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Deputy Mayor Liu? Chinese Media Dissects Defeat

Deputy Mayor Liu? Chinese Media Dissects Defeat

Papers analyze the forces that contributed to John Liu's loss and suggest employment options for his future. ...

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Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

Scandals, Upsets and ‘Firsts’ in Council Races

History was made and various lawbreakers were shown the door, including the once-powerful Vito Lopez. ...

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Orthodox Jews Split on Mayoral Candidates

Orthodox Jews Split on Mayoral Candidates

Orthodox Jewish issues are getting more attention but the Brooklyn community is split over who to support. ...

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New District Maps Show Disparities In Voter Eligibility

New District Maps Show Disparities In Voter Eligibility

Interactive maps from CUNY's Center for Urban Research breakdown the gaps between the total population and the number eligible to vote by legislative district. In some cases, area ...

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Voices in Focus: Primary’s Winners and Losers

Voices in Focus: Primary’s Winners and Losers

Find the outcomes of closely-watched primary races, and races featuring candidates profiled throughout the summer by the community and ethnic press. ...

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On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Two Bangladeshis will run next year for a city council seat in the Bronx, but some worry that the Bangladeshis – a new but growing immigrant community – are reaching for too much ...

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Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

In case you haven't decided who you'll vote for in this Thursday's primary elections, there are plenty of voter guides and candidate profiles in the city's community press to help ...

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Haitian-American Upstart Candidate Makes Inroads in Brooklyn

Haitian-American Upstart Candidate Makes Inroads in Brooklyn

With the September 13 primary just a week away, The Haitian Times (one of the participants in our election coverage project, The World Votes Here) published an illuminating profil ...

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