Election Day 2019: Incumbent NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Wins Re-Election, Melinda Katz Is New Queens DAPolls closed at 9 p.m. Tuesday as people across the state cast ballots in county and municipal races.
Close New Jersey Races UncalledNew Jersey voters cast ballots Tuesday to decide how big an advantage Democrats will have in the state's General Assembly in the first legislative contest since Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy took office in 2018.
Trump Touts 'Tremendous Success' As Democrats Take Over The House, Republicans Secure The SenateDemocrats took control of the House of Representatives, including a stunning upset on Staten Island that saw Republican Dan Donovan unseated. The House will be more diverse than ever before and include a record number of women.
Cuomo, Democrats Gain Majority In Albany; Local Women Make HistoryNew Yorkers are waking up Wednesday to some big changes in state politics. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will start his next term with Democratic majorities in both the Senate and Assembly.
How We Voted: New York Governor Election ResultsTake a county-by-county look at the race between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and GOP challenger Marc Molinaro.
How We Voted: New York Senator Election ResultsWatch returns on the race between Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and GOP challenger Chele Farley.
How We Voted: New Jersey Senator Election ResultsTake a county-by-county look at the race between Sen. Bob Menendez and GOP challenger Bob Hugin.
Cuomo Holds Off Challenge From Nixon, N.Y. State Senate Sees UpsetsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon, but upsets surprised in state senate races.
Historic Win For Letitia James In N.Y. Attorney General RacePublic Advocate Letitia James has won a four-way competition over who could best use the office to antagonize President Donald Trump.
Sept. 13, 2018: New York Primary Election ResultsSee how county-by-county voted for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and more in Thursday's primary elections.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
Opinion: Happy ThanksgivingThe Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.