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Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

He’s In: Brooklyn DA Hynes To Run For Re-Election As Republican

Charles Hynes, who’s served as Brooklyn’s top prosecutor for 24 years, lost in the Democratic primary to Kenneth Thompson. He had said he would not actively campaign after losing.

10/03/2013

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

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

No Vote For Bloomberg In Either Mayoral Primary

The mayoral candidates both Democratic and Republican have been casting their votes Tuesday, but you will not see Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a voting booth.

09/10/2013

Scott Stringer and Eliot Spitzer (credit: Geety Images)

Poll: Stringer Leads NYC Comptroller’s Race With 50 Percent

A new poll shows Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer´╗┐ leading with 50 percent of likely Democratic primary voters in the New York City comptroller’s race.

09/09/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Republican Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Picks Up Daily News Endorsement

The Daily News endorsed Lhota in an editorial published Sunday. The paper cited his high-level government service and praised his work getting transit moving again after Superstorm Sandy.

09/01/2013

Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: pallone.house.gov)

N.J. Senate Hopeful Wants Debates Ahead Of August Special Election Primary

Rep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not “based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.”

06/17/2013

FILE -- Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Christie, Buono Easily Win N.J. Primary Nominations

Christie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.

06/04/2013

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

A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New York

There were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/26/2012

Donald Payne Jr. (credit: CI.Newark.NJ.US)

Donald Payne Jr. Wins US House Primary In Bid To Succeed Father

Donald Payne Jr. defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District seat.

06/05/2012

FILE - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks to supporters during a town hall meeting at Laurel Ridge on December 2, 2011 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Republicans Do Battle In Florida With Primary Two Days Away

The race for the Republican Presidential Candidacy continues in Florida; with the state’s primary two days away Rick Santorum has had to cancel campaign events to be with his ill daughter in Pennsylvania.

01/29/2012

Mitt Romney

GOP Candidates Gang Up On Romney In South Carolina

Mitt romney’s record came under repeated attack during the Republican Presidential debate in South Carolina.

01/16/2012

Voters line up to cast their ballots for the New Hampshire GOP primary at Webster School on January 10, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Relishes New Hampshire Win, But Storm Clouds Await In South Carolina

What a relief for Mitt Romney. Last week’s squeaker in Iowa turned into a decisive victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. But as that old song goes, we’ve only just begun.

01/10/2012

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Former Governor George Pataki Won’t Enter 2012 Presidential Race

The former three-term governor has been considering a run for months and has been trying to build support in the important primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

08/26/2011

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

All 18 Incumbents In The Legislature Win N.J. Primary Elections

Two of New Jersey’s most influential Democrats — including one of Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s harshest critics — survived hard-fought primary election challenges Tuesday.

06/07/2011

Manhattan polling place

80 Poll Sites Opened Late On NYC Primary Day

Voters reported multiple problems during the Sept. 14 primary, when New York state rolled out new automated voting machines for the first time.

10/04/2010

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