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Washington Heights »

Mark Levine Leads Funding in Crowded 7th District City Council Race

Levine has raised more than $50,000 in his effort to replace Robert Jackson in the City Council.

Far Rockaway »

Queens State Sen. Addabbo Declares Victory in Areas Hard-Hit By Sandy

State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo fended off a challenge from City Councilman Eric Ulrich.

New York City »

Obama Gets Second Term, as Gillibrand, Jeffries and Meng Declare Victory

President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday, as was Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

Forest Hills »

Grace Meng Becomes New York's First Asian-American Congresswoman

Assemblywoman Grace Meng made history becoming the first Asian American named to Congress Tuesday.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Voters Send Hakeem Jeffries to Congress

After a hard-won primary, voters picked Congressional hopeful Hakeem Jeffries for the 8th District.

Park Slope »

Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Get Voting Help from Park Slope Volunteer

Hurricane Sandy evacuees at the Park Slope Armory got voting help from a dedicated volunteer.

Red Hook »

Hurricane Sandy's Impact Felt at Red Hook Ballot Box

Red Hook voters said the devastating hurricane influenced their thinking on Election Day.

Concourse »

The Bronx Turns Out to Vote Despite Long Lines and Some Confusion

Lines stretched out the entrance at one polling site, while voters complained about a chaotic process.

Cobble Hill »

Brooklynites Pass the Hat But Forgo the Ballot Box, New Report Shows

Pols can count on Kings County's treasure, but not necessarily its vote, Civic Engagement Report says.

Middle Village »

Halloran Attacks Meng on Poor Attendance During Debate

Halloran asked the Queens Democrat if her attendance during campaign season was "inappropriate."

Fort Greene »

Dog Owners in Fort Greene Show Their Politics With Poop Bags

Who's Your Doggy? in Fort Greene is selling poop bags featuring the faces of Obama and Romney.

Crown Heights »

Franklin Avenue Merchants Rally Behind Obama Re-election Campaign

Crown Heights merchants open their doors and their wallets for campaign fundraisers as election nears.

Pelham Gardens »

Reporter Turned Political Operative Takes on Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera

Adam Bermudez, 29, hopes to unseat the entrenched pol despite being relatively unknown and out-funded.

Lower East Side »

Nydia Velazquez's Name Mistranslated on Chinese Ballots

A translation error of Nydia Velazquez's name could confuse voters, her campaign said.    

Forest Hills »

Department of Justice to Monitor Queens Primary Elections

The DOJ will watch elections in Queens to  ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act.

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