Democrats Deny Political Reality at Their Own Peril

But Tuesday’s results are a sign that significant parts of the electorate are feeling leery of a sharp leftward push in the party, including on priorities like Build Back Better, which have some stro...

Election Day Silver Linings!

Didn’t work. Will you be surprised to hear that Donald Trump is taking credit? The other governor’s race, in New Jersey, was way more dramatic than expected, with incumbent Philip Murphy fighting off...

Eric Adams Is Elected Mayor of New York City

Eric Leroy Adams, a former New York City police captain whose attention-grabbing persona and keen focus on racial justice fueled a decades-long career in public life, was elected on Tuesday as the 11...

Reform New York City’s Board of Elections Now

If you built a laboratory solely to concoct the most inept, opaque and self-dealing election board imaginable, you would have a hard time outdoing the real-life specimen currently functioning — or mo...

New York’s Five Ballot Measures: Explained

If you’re reading this, you are probably well aware of New York City’s mayoral election and the other city races being contested this year. But you may be less familiar with the five potential amendm...