general election

James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 12:25AM

The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James [...]

2013 ELECTION DAY COVERAGE
2013 ELECTION DAY COVERAGE
Politics Queens Courier Staff 11/05/2013 at 9:08PM

Check back here for continuing Election Day coverage from the casting of ballots to the election results. 11: 41 p.m.: According to the New York Times, Melinda Katz has been projected the winner of the Queens borough president race, and the following City Council candidates have also been projected as winners: District 19: Democrat Paul [...]

Street Talk: Will you be voting on November 5? Why or why not?
Street Talk: Will you be voting on November 5? Why or why not?
News Queens Courier Staff 11/04/2013 at 9:22AM

Yes, because my theory is that everybody has great ideas and it’s good to share them with the general public. It’s good to exercise your right to vote to see the outcomes of what some people are actually saying. David Lipscomb This time no, because it seems that every time we try to make a [...]

October 12 last day to register for general election, mayoral primary
October 12 last day to register for general election, mayoral primary
News Billy Rennison 10/09/2012 at 8:17AM

If you want to cast a ballot in this year’s presidential election — or next year’s mayoral primary — October 12 is the last day to register to vote. New York ranks near the bottom of the country in voter registration; less than 64 percent of eligible residents are registered to vote, ranking the state [...]