Board of Elections
With 100 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes.
In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
James defeated state Sen. Daniel Squadron in incomplete and unofficial returns and faces a general election next month without a Republican opponent.
New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson said at a news conference Monday that he was proud to endorse Bill de Blasio as the Democratic nominee.
Bipartisan teams across the city are unsealing and opening more than 5,000 voting machines Friday.
There has been a stunning development in the race for New York City mayor. Tens of thousands of ballots have yet to be counted, leaving open the possibility that there could be a runoff to pick a Democratic Party nominee.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee.
The New York City Board of Elections concluded its two-day count of absentee and affidavit ballots with Rangel 989 votes ahead of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.
The New York City Board of Elections says Donald Trump hasn’t voted in any primary elections for more than 21 years.
While not the “royal screw-up” described by Mayor Bloomberg during the primary elections, the survey revealed issues with ballot design, the type size and a lack of privacy at polling places.
Long Island voters are stunned to learn that a week after the election, thousands of votes have suddenly been found.
Officials say they discovered Friday that the unofficial tally in the House race between Rep. Tim Bishop and Randy Altschuler released in the hours after the polls closed was off by nearly 4,000 votes.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg clearly doesn’t have a lot of confidence in the Board of Elections going into next Tuesday.
The Board’s commissioners voted out Executive Director George Gonzalez after a series of problems with a new computerized voting system and the ballots prepared for the general election.
NEW YORK (AP/WCBS 880/1010 WINS) – The embattled New York City Board of Elections has fired its new executive director, one week before Election Day.