Where are Staten Island’s Democrats?

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In a city often considered a “one-party city” where most voters are Democrats, Staten Island stands out as the only borough of New York that consistently elects Republican representatives to office. However, there are actually more Democrats registered to vote there than there are Republicans.

What’s it Like to Run as Republican in Harlem?

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Daby Carreras is running for a City Council seat in District 8. But what makes him different? He is Republican.

Alicka Samuel: One of the Girls

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Samuel is one of only 11 women on New York City Council.

The Dwindling Voice of Women on NYC City Council

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New York City is losing women’s voices on the City Council and the seats for councilwomen just drop to 11 out of 51. Listen to what this year’s women candidates have to say.

Celebrating the New York Women’s Suffrage Centennial

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New York women are celebrating 100 years of voting this November to kick off a 3-year commemoration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. A series of centennial exhibits, special events, and suggested activities are listed by the New York

The Dominican Duo That Could

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14 District Candidate, Randy Abreu, 28, and his campaign manager Ilona Duverge, 20, are the millennial Dominican duo pushing the Bronx’s City Council out of its comfort zone.

Jabari Brisport is making Green Waves in New York’s 35th District

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Awaiting homeless shelter assignment

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The number of homeless families in New York is at record highs. Some mothers waiting for a spot in one of the city’s temporary shelters eagerly embraced news of a new pilot program that offers free rent in exchange for moving out of the city.