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Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.

11/02/2010

A child sits on the floor while his father votes - Hazel Green, WI - Nov 2, 2004 - Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Are You Taking Your Kids To The Voting Booth?

Democrats, Republicans, elephants, donkeys – what better day to talk to your kids about the importance of voting and our political system than today!

11/02/2010

New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

NY Senate, Assembly Face Rare Election Uncertainty

The flow of $200,000 of campaign cash last week alone to Democratic Senate leader John Sampson shows the quiet effort to maintain the Democrats’ one-vote majority in that chamber.

11/01/2010

Rep. John Hall and Dr. Nan Hayworth - File / Photos: John Hall for Congress, Friends of Nan Hayworth

It’s Neck-And-Neck In The New York 19th

In New York’s 19th Congressional District, is incumbent Rep. John Hall against challenger Dr. Nan Hayworth.

11/01/2010

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - File / Photos: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images, Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue

Races Look Safer For Local Democrats

Democrats were calling out the big guns, doing everything they could to avoid a political pummeling.

11/01/2010

Rep. Rush Holt and Scott Sipprelle - File / Photos: Holt for Congress, Sipprelle for Congress

It’s Still A Tight Race Between Holt And Sipprelle

If President Barack Obama’s policies play a role in any Congressional race, it’ll definitely be in the 12th District in New Jersey.

11/01/2010

Nicole Paultre Bell - File / Photo: Willie Anderson-Pool/Getty Images

Sean Bell’s Fiancee Running For City Council

The name of a New York City Council candidate might ring a bell, so to speak. But it’s not because of politics, but a police shooting.

11/01/2010

Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Paladino, Cuomo Downplay Polls This Election

Paladino said the polls have it wrong, just as they did when they predicted he would lose to Rick Lazio in the Republican primary.

11/01/2010

Andrew Cuomo (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: No Plans To Release Tax Returns Before Election

The tax returns usually released by statewide officials on April 15 can improve transparency in government and show conflicts of interest.

11/01/2010

Cuomo (L) , Paladino (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Cuomo, Paladino Dismiss Polls Showing Big Lead

Despite his large lead in the polls, Cuomo said he wasn’t taking things for granted. For his part, Paladino also shrugged off the polls.

10/31/2010

A voting machine is seen in Oakville, CT - Aug 8, 2006 - Photo: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images

Expect Wrestling Swag At The Polls In Connecticut

The WWE will be giving away goodies near voting booths on Tuesday for the Connecticut elections.

10/29/2010

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

Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Push To Hold Election Day On Weekend

Some believe that holding Election Day on the weekend would increase voter turnout.

10/29/2010

Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin speaks at a Republican National Committee event - Lake Buena Vista, FL - Oct 23, 2010 - Photo: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

Sarah Palin Expected In New Jersey On Halloween

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is expected to attend a tea party event in New Jersey on Halloween.

10/29/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

New York Attorney General Candidates Debate

Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.

10/25/2010

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