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Crown Heights »

Late Entry to Crown Heights Assembly Race Snags Democratic Nomination

Guillermo Philpotts was tasked with choosing a replacement for Karim Camara, but opted to run instead.

Williamsbridge »

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Dodged Jury Duty for Years, Officials Say

Heastie received seven jury duty postponements from 2005 to 2008, three times the normal amount.

Sunnyside »

Queens Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan Vying to Be First Female Speaker

Nolan announced her candidacy Wednesday, looking to replace Sheldon Silver, who was arrested last week.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Out as Assembly Speaker

The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.

Lower East Side »

Calls Increase for Silver to Step Down as Assembly Speaker

Gov. Cuomo questioned an arrangement that would allow Silver to step back from his role.

Financial District »

Lower Manhattan 'Shocked and Saddened' by Sheldon Silver's Arrest

Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.

Lower East Side »

INTERACTIVE: Follow Sheldon Silver's Secret Money Trail

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver hid more than $3 million in bribes and kickbacks, investigators say.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Mom Wins Assembly Seat

Rebecca Seawright, a Democrat, beat Republican David Garland in the race for the 76th District seat.

East New York »

East New York Primary Voters Back John Sampson Despite Indictment

Sampson and Charles Barron won their primaries in East New York.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Assemblyman Denny Farrell Eyes Affordable Housing in Reelection Bid

Farrell, 82, has represented the area in the state Assembly since 1974.

Upper East Side »

Meet the 4 Democrats Competing for an Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

The Democratic candidates running to replace Micah Kellner will debate each other Monday night.

Crown Heights »

Here Are the Candidates for Brooklyn's 5 Vacant State Legislature Seats

The primary is Sept. 9 for seats that have been open almost all year.

Upper East Side »

Veteran Staffers Left Unemployed After Micah Kellner's Office Shuts Down

Two staffers were left jobless after Sheldon Silver closed the office over sex harassment allegations.

Upper East Side »

16-Year-Olds Take Step Closer to Serving on Community Boards

A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.

Crown Heights »

Eric Adams 'Troubled' By Unfilled Brooklyn Seats, Including His Former Post

State Senate and Assembly seats in four Brooklyn districts have been vacant since January.