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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. …

Map: WNYC Data News Team.

(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. …

Paul Newell (left), Brian Kavanagh.

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… …

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It’s NYC Primary Day: You Have Until 9 p.m. to Vote

The polls have now been open for about six hours in New York City. Primary Day isn’t over until 9 p.m., so be sure to cast your ballot if you haven’t done so already. …

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(Sponsored) Vote For Carlina Rivera, Daughter of the District

Dear Voter, You have an important decision today. You have to ask yourself, who will have your back in the City Council for the next four years? I know what issues will be on your mind as you make that decision because, as your lifelong neighbor in the Lower East Side, they have been on my mind too. …

Jacob Goldman, Karen Blatt.

(Sponsored) Vote for Karen Blatt and Jacob Goldman on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dear neighbor: We, Karen Blatt and Jacob Goldman, are your candidates for District Leaders on the Lower East Side. We have an important race today, and we urge you to come out and vote for us. Some may ask, what is a District Leader and what do we do? More important, some might ask what is the fuss all about? …

Rendering of student dorm proposal at 605 East Ninth St.

Developer of Former CHARAS Building Plunges Into East Village City Council Campaign

Gregg Singer, a developer determined to turn the former CHARAS/El Bohio community center into a student dorm, is showing his exasperation with local City Council member Rosie Mendez. …

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Lower East Side Political Clubs Battle Over Campaign Finance Disclosure Rules

Karen Blatt and Jacob Goldman (left) of the Truman Democratic Club and Carline Laskow and Lee Berman (right) of Grand Street Democrats.

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Carlina Rivera

(Sponsored) This Tuesday Vote For Carlina Rivera, Daughter of the District

Dear Voter,

You have an important decision on Tuesday, September 12. You have to ask yourself, who will have your back in the City …

(Left to right) Christopher Marte, Aaron Foldenauer, Margaret Chin, Dashia Imperiale.

Margaret Chin’s Record Was the Main Focus of District 1 City Council Forum

On Tuesday, Sept. 12 Lower East Side voters will be called on to decide whether District 1 City Council member Margaret Chin deserves a third term, or whether it’s time for a change. …