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Race Heats Up As Newark Mayoral Candidates Hurl Accusations Just Days Before Election

Both sides in Newark’s mayoral race lobbed accusations of campaign finance shenanigans Tuesday as the campaign heated up a week before Election Day. A video of candidate Ras Baraka speaking to gang members also became a focus over allegations that it was derogatory toward the city’s Latino residents.

05/06/2014

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

Kenneth Thompson (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Charles Hynes (brooklynda.org)

Thompson Beats Hynes In Brooklyn District Attorney Race

Kenneth Thompson was elected district attorney in Brooklyn Tuesday night, defeating longtime incumbent Charles “Joe” Hynes, who refused to accept defeat after a bruising Democratic primary.

11/05/2013

Edward Mangano

Mangano Re-Elected As Nassau County Executive Over Predecessor Suozzi

Edward Mangano declared that Nassau County was “on the right” path for job creation and opportunities for residents, as he trounced his Democratic challenger Tuesday night.

11/05/2013

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) (credit: booker.senate.gov)

Sen. Cory Booker Maintains Optimism About Bringing Change To Washington

It’s Election Day across the region. But newly sworn in Sen. Cory Booker gets to sit this one out. He was elected to take over the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat last month in a special election.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte’s Remarks

Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.

11/04/2013

Barbara Buono, Chris Christie (credit: Buono For Governor/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie, Buono Take Jabs At Each Other On Election Eve

On Election eve Monday, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic rival Barbara Buono were each making a last-minute push for votes.

11/04/2013

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Casinos Off Indian Land A Big Decision To Be Made On Election Day In NYS

Casinos or no casinos – that the question. When New Yorkers go to the polls next month they will be asked to change the constitution to legalize gambling on non-Indian land. It’s contentious.

10/11/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Election Day 2012: Constant Coverage

Election Day 2012 coverage updated continuously throughout the day and night.

11/07/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Voters at Vanderveer Methodist Church in East Flatbush (credit: Jumaane Williams/Twitter)

Problems Erupt At A Handful Of New York City Polling Places

Problems erupted at a handful of New York City polling places Tuesday, including a Lower Manhattan site that ran out of ballots, and reports of crowding at some sites in Brooklyn that attracted the attention of a city lawmaker.

11/06/2012

Breezy Point

Storm-Ravaged Breezy Point Responds With All-Out Effort To Vote

There were two obvious things about Breezy Point on Election Day — the utter desolation caused by Sandy and the number of American flags still flying.

11/06/2012

Voters at a polling site in Manhattan on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Not Deterred By Storm’s Effects, Voters In NY, NJ Turn Out For Election Day

Authorities in both states were helping bring some displaced voters to their polling sites and directing others to cast ballots elsewhere.

11/06/2012

U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

An Education About The Electoral College

11/06/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama (file/credit: Ethan Miller/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silverman: Think U.S. Presidents And Major Sporting Events Don’t Mix? Think Again

Election Day is not usually about sports, but it’s time to credit our past presidents for the biggest sports events that occurred during their times in office.

11/06/2012

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