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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

WFP Candidate Diana Richardson Wins Special Election for BK Assembly Seat

Richardson received more than 50 percent of the vote on Tuesday, polling results show.

Upper West Side »

Elections Staff Calls Police on Principal for Holding Lunch in Voting Area

P.S. 84's principal was confronted by BOE staff for letting her students eat in the school's cafeteria.

Washington Heights »

Changes to Uptown Polling Sites Cause Confusion

Several polling sites have changed. Know where you'll vote in Tuesday's primary.

Civic Center »

City's Pricey Primary Runoffs Could be Eliminated Under City Council Plan

A bill to replace the current runoff system with instant-runoff voting would save money, advocates say.

Jackson Heights »

Polling Places Restored in Jackson Heights After Voter Complaints

The locations were removed two years ago after officials found they weren't ADA compliant.

Civic Center »

NYC Board of Elections Riddled With Problems, Dept. of Investigation Finds

The Department of Investigation found a host of problems with the city's beleaguered elections board.

Midtown »

Board of Elections Removes Ballot Booth for Lone Midtown Voter

The booth had been allocated for a single voter on primary day last month.

Midtown »

City Sets Aside Voting Machine in Midtown for Single Voter Who Didn't Show

An entire machine was set aside for a single voter who apparently moved from the area years ago.

Hudson Heights »

Polling Place Changes Confuse Uptown Voters on Primary Day

Dozens of voters arrived at polling sites on Tuesday only to be sent to other locations.

St. George »

Staten Island BP Candidate Richard Luthmann Quits Race

Luthmann officially bowed out after his latest appeal in court was denied on Wednesday.

New Dorp »

BP Candidate Richard Luthmann Loses Appeal to Get Back on Ballot

The state's appellate court upheld the Board of Elections' decision to toss Luthmann off the ballot.

St. George »

Board of Elections Tosses Staten Island BP Candidate Luthmann Off Ballot

The Board of Elections voted on Tuesday that Luthmann did not have enough signatures for the ballot.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island BP Candidate Claims Democratic Party Trying to Block his Run

Richard Luthmann is challenging an objection filed with the Board of Elections.

Whitestone »

Catsimatidis Funds Lawsuit to Stop Board of Elections Coup

The Queens GOP filed suit against three Republican councilman over changes at the Board of Elections.

New York City »

Board of Elections Seeks Raise for Poll Workers Despite Voters' Complaints

The Board of Elections wants to boost poll workers' salaries and improve training.