De Blasio hosted a town hall meeting last night at P.S. 188. Photo by Pat Arnow.

De Blasio Says City Will Try to “Re-Acquire” Former P.S. 64 Building (Updated)

Mayor de Blasio came to the Lower East Side last night for a town hall meeting at P.S. 188. It was co-hosted with District 2 City Council member Rosie Mendez. …

Margaret Chin with supporters in Chinatown.

Chin Campaign Accuses Former Ally, Now a Christopher Marte Backer, of Voter Fraud (Updated)

Leading up to election day on Nov. 7, City Council member Margaret Chin is taking a more assertive approach in fending off opponents for her District 1 seat. …

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Say Grilled Cheese: The Mayor Stops by the Essex Street Market For Lunch

Mayor de Blasio on Thursday handed out awards to “Hometown Heroes in Education” and visited the Emergency Management warehouse in Brooklyn where hurricane supplies for Puerto Rico are being organized. But he also managed to fit in a quick lunch at the Essex Street Market. You gotta eat, right? …

The mayor attended a town hall on the Lower East Side in May.

Mayor Will Hold Town Hall Meeting With CM Mendez Oct. 12

Mayor de Blasio has been holding town hall meetings this year (a re-election year) in just about every New York City neighborhood. …

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Christopher Marte Plans to Run Against Council Member Chin in General Election

Christopher Marte is planning to run against District 1 City Council member Margaret Chin in the general election, which takes place Nov. 7. …

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Final Tally Shows City Council Member Margaret Chin Won Re-Election by 222 Votes

The Board of Elections has now posted certified results from the Sept. 12 Democratic Primary. …

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Council member Chin Accuses Marte Campaign of Intimidating Elderly Chinese Voters

City Council member Margaret Chin expects the Board of Elections to certify results from the Sept. 12 Democratic Primary today, handing her what she …

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After Final Votes Are Tallied, CM Margaret Chin Appears to Have Won Third Term

Tonight it appears that Margaret Chin has eked out a narrow victory in the District 1 City Council race. …

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(Map) See Which Areas of City Council District 1 Supported Chin, Marte

The Board of Elections is counting the affidavit and absentee ballots in the District 1 City Council race today. …

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Newell Wins Manhattan Vote For Squadron Seat; Kavanagh Declares Victory in District-Wide Contest

Here’s the latest on the battle for Daniel Squadron’s former 26th Senate District seat. …

Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh.

Party Bosses Appear to Coalesce Around Brian Kavanagh For Squadron Senate Seat

State Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh has received a big boost in securing the Democratic nomination for Daniel Squadron’s former State Senate seat. …

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Painstaking Vote Counting in District 1 City Council Race Drags On

Board of Elections officials are continuing the painstaking process of counting all of the votes in Tuesday’s District 1 City Council Election. …

Alan Gerson rallied with supporters in Chinatown Sept. 13.

Manhattan Democrats Select Nominee For Squadron’s Former Senate Seat on Sunday

Now that the Democratic Primary is over, downtown political insiders are shifting their focus to the vacant seat in the 26th Senate District. After Daniel Squadron abruptly resigned in August, the Manhattan Democratic Party scheduled a meeting for this coming Sunday to pick a nominee. …

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Followup: Chin Holds Narrow Lead Over Marte With Absentee Ballots Uncounted

Here’s the latest on the incredibly close battle for City Council District 1 in yesterday’s Democratic Primary. …

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CM Margaret Leads in Extremely Close Primary Election; Rivera Cruises to Victory

News from tonight’s Democratic Primary… …