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Here’s How Many Voters Picked Trump on the Lower East Side

2612 voters, or 10%, chose the Republican nominee. …

Margaret Chin and Daniel Squadron at a political event in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in 2013.

Council Member Chin, Senator Squadron Respond to Last Night’s Political Shocker

Margaret Chin and Daniel Squadron at a political event in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in 2013.

Reaction is starting to come in from local …

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Yuh-Line Niou Elected to Serve Lower East Side in State Assembly

While we’re still reeling from last night’s shocker in the presidential election, the results in local races were a lot more predictable. …

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Election Day

Here’s something a divided nation can agree on: We’ll all be elated when Election Day has finally come and gone tomorrow. …


(Sponsored) Watch the First Presidential Debate at Donnybrook

The crew at Donnybrook (35 Clinton St.) is hosting a “Let the Games Begin” debate watching party on Monday, Sept. 26. Grab your friends …


Yuh-Line Niou Wins Democratic Primary in 65th Assembly District

Yuh-Line Niou came out victorious tonight in the battle for Sheldon Silver’s former Assembly seat. In the Democratic Primary, she beat out five other …

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New York Times: Ethnicity a Factor in Battle For Silver’s Assembly Seat

The campaign to fill Sheldon Silver’s former seat in the New York State Assembly is attracting quite a bit of citywide attention. This afternoon, …


Silver Will Stay Out of Prison Until Appeal is Heard (Updated)

Sheldon Silver will remain a free man for at least a few more weeks. He was supposed to start serving a 12-year prison sentence at the end of this month after being convicted on federal corruption charges. …

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(Audio) 65th Assembly District Candidate Forum

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On Sept. 13, Democrats competing to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany will participate in a primary election. Five …

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65AD Candidate Forum at Henry Street Settlement Aug. 23

It’s a crowded field competing for the Democratic nomination in the 65th Assembly District. The Sept. 13 primary election will likely determine who replaces Sheldon Silver in Albany (Alice Cancel is serving out the remainder of Silver’s current term). …

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65th Assembly District Candidate Forum – August 14

The Democratic Primary in the 65th Assembly District is coming up Sept. 13. Alice Cancel won a special election this past spring to fill …

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Six Candidates File For Democratic Primary in 65th AD

(Clockwise from upper left) Alice Cancel, Don Lee, Gigi Li, Jenifer Rajkumar, Yuh-Line Niou, Paul Newell.

It’s time for the second act.

In April, …


Council Member Rosie Mendez Endorses Paul Newell For State Assembly

State Assembly candidate Paul Newell was endorsed by City Council member Rosie Mendez last week, in his bid to replace Sheldon Silver in Albany.

Tenant activists rally outside Cooper Union before the vote. Photo: Alex Gerald

Rent Guidelines Board Approves Rent Freeze for One Year Leases

Monday night’s Rent Guidelines Board meeting in Cooper Union’s Great Hall opened with chants of “Fight, fight, fight – Housing is a right!” and “El Pueblo unido jamás será vencido!” …

Enrique Cruz (left), Jamie Rogers.

Candidate Statements: Enrique Cruz, Jamie Rogers Compete to Lead CB3

Tomorrow evening, the 50 members of Community Board 3 will be choosing a new chairperson and other executive officers. …