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Bill de Blasio Victory Speech

De Blasio: ‘I Will Never Forget That As Mayor, I Work For You’

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.”

11/05/2013

Letitia James speaks after winning the Democratic nomination for public advocate on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Letitia James Likely City’s Next Public Advocate After Winning Democratic Runoff

James defeated state Sen. Daniel Squadron in incomplete and unofficial returns and faces a general election next month without a Republican opponent.

10/01/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Bill Thompson (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thompson Concedes NYC Dem Mayoral Primary, Endorses de Blasio

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.

09/16/2013

Bipartisan teams across the city unsealed and opened more than 5,000 voting machines on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

BOE: 78K Paper Ballots To Be Counted In Democratic Mayoral Primary

Bipartisan teams across the city are unsealing and opening more than 5,000 voting machines Friday.

09/13/2013

Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000

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.

09/12/2013

Democratic candidate for Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates at his primary night party on September 11, 2013  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio In Command, But Thompson Has No Intention Of Conceding

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.

09/11/2013

Rep. Charlie Rangel, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat (credit: CBS 2)

Rangel’s Lead Widens Over Espaillat In Primary Ballot Count

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.

07/06/2012

Donald Trump (credit: Gary Coronado/Palm Beach Post/AP)

NYC Board: Trump Hasn’t Voted In Primary Since ’89

The New York City Board of Elections says Donald Trump hasn’t voted in any primary elections for more than 21 years.

04/23/2011

(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Survey Reveals Depth Of Election Day Issues

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.

11/09/2010

Tim Bishop (L), Randy Altschuler (R)

Long Island House Race Still Up In The Air

Long Island voters are stunned to learn that a week after the election, thousands of votes have suddenly been found.

11/08/2010

Former President Bill Clinton, left and incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop greet the crowd at a rally for Bishop in Stony Brook, N.Y., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Error In Tally Upends L.I. Congressional Election

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.

CBS New York–11/06/2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg presides over a bill signing ceremony at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg Urgers Voters To Tweet Problems

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg clearly doesn’t have a lot of confidence in the Board of Elections going into next Tuesday.

10/29/2010

Polling Machine (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Firing At Board Of Elections Won’t Affect Midterm

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.

10/27/2010

NYC Elections Board Fires Executive Director

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.

10/26/2010

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Has Nearly $20M To Spend On Gov. Race

Andrew Cuomo spent $7.1 million since mid-July on his campaign, while Republican Carl Paladino continues to play his financial hand close to the vest.

10/01/2010

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