New York City Board of Elections

A voter works up his ballot on Nov. 5, 2013 in Morningside Heights. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter Rolls

The New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.

12/30/2013

Anthony Weiner votes with his son, Jordan, in Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Voters Encounter Problems At Polls

Some New York City voters arrived at their polling places Tuesday to find that machines were never hauled in or supervisors were not present.

09/10/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Leading Candidate Increases Margin In Queens City Council Election

The leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.

02/27/2013

Voters (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Backlog May Prevent Thousands Of NYC Absentee Voters From Casting Ballots

More than 100,000 New Yorkers applied for absentee ballots. Board of Elections Commissioner J.C. Polanco admitted the board is backlogged because he said they are understaffed.

10/25/2012

Sen. Adriano Espaillat concedes to Rep. Charles Rangel (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Close Primary Race

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American to serve in the state Legislature, would have become the first Dominican-American in Congress if he had prevailed.

07/09/2012

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

NYC Board Of Elections: Rep. Charles Rangel Defeats Sen. Adriano Espaillat By 990 Votes

After a ballot count that ended on Saturday, New York City Board of Elections spokeswoman Valerie Vazquez said that the 82-year-old congressman received 18,940 votes.

07/08/2012

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

Rangel Leads Espaillat In Primary Race After Additional Ballots Counted

The 13th Congressional District race appeared decided last week on election night, with Rangel seemingly holding a sizable lead. But the vote margin shrank, leading some to wonder if state Sen. Adriano Espaillat conceded too soon.

07/05/2012

Rep. Charles Rangel votes in the primary - New York, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Rep. Rangel Margin Shrinks In NY Primary Win; Recount Possible

New York Rep. Charles Rangel’s margin of victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary has narrowed to less than 3 percentage points, but his campaign expressed confidence that he would still win.

06/27/2012