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Can Bill de Blasio Lead a Progressive Urban Surge?
Who Won Brooklyn's Campaign Money Race?
Update: Election Board Defends Poll-Site Notifications
Hopes for De Blasio: High and Low, Specific vs. Sweeping
Bronx Voters Skip Ballot Questions in Big Numbers
High Hopes for De Blasio from Bronx Muslims
Losing an Election 195 to 1, But Ready to Run Again
An Election Day Saga at P.S. 6
Campaign 2013, Seen from Brownsville
Poll Site Changes Cause Confusion in Brooklyn
For Bronx-Based Mayoral Candidate, It Ain't Easy Being Green
Little Enthusiasm Among Young Bronx Voters
If Bronx Voters Wrote the Victory Speech
2013 Mayoral Race Continues Lonely Era for Bronx Republicans
Senior Advocates Target Voters Despite Mayoral Polls
Bronx Disabled Voters Mixed on Polling Machines
Score the Final Mayoral Debate at Home
One-time Council Hopeful Has $70K in War Chest
Personal Drive, PAC Money Fueled Pioneering Candidate
The Questions Brownsville Would Ask at Tonight's Debate
In our latest post, we look at the buzz surrounding the choice for the next City Council speaker.
City Limits' award-winning education coverage touches on some of the key issues Carmen Farina will face.
Critics have noted that combating income inequality is impossible for New York City to do alone. The latest from our Nation-City Limits blog.
In the first installation of a joint <i>Nation-City Limits</i> blogging project, we look at the enormous expectations facing the soon-to-be mayor.
This year's mayoral campaign was one for the books. So why not download a book about it?
Is there a better way to prepare for the de Blasio administration than to download our new City Limits app? Why, yes! You could get a friend to do it too!
Over the next two weeks, on the web and around the city, citizens will get a chance to weigh in on how the city should change under the coming administration.
City Limits will report on the final act of the citywide campaign, with a focus on Brooklyn and the Bronx.
The event is designed to raise awareness that almost 1 million legal residents in New York City are ineligible to vote because they are not citizens.
His campaign platform embraces some of the policies they want for ex-offenders. But advocates were unable to meet face-to-face with the Democrat or his Republican opponent, Joe Lhota.
The Board of Elections says it had no choice but to print the city’s ballot in six-point font. But government reform groups anticipate the move will lead to problems at the polls.
Rich and poor, red or blue, New Yorkers broadly agree on what the next mayor should emphasize and are generally willing to pay more taxes to support those programs, the survey says.
A newly released final list of candidates for the general election shows that several Council members face no competition at all, while many more are against only third-party rivals.
Will Bill de Blasio's huge, crazy, enormous, commanding lead over Joe Lhota hold up on Election Day? Will the polls themselves shape the outcome they're trying to predict?
There are certainly downsides to being a registered voter. On the upside, there's the whole self-determination thing. Plus, the sticker.
A tabloid is taking the Democratic nominee to task for failing to offer a solution to an increase in shootings. But a stroll through the archives suggests recent crime spikes have come and gone.
Before peer pressure chases Bill Thompson from the race, a look at the logic and history behind runoffs.
At one polling site, a lot of regular voters were forced to file affidavit ballots. Including yours truly.
Coverage of the 2013 election through the eyes of people at a Tottenville bar, a Brownsville NYCHA development, an Upper West Side eatery, a block in Bayside and a Mott Haven restaurant.
The debate watch-party crowd was hardly a random sample. But their answers to our informal poll do tell us something about how a group of Bill de Blasio supporters feel about schools.
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The mayor's progressive agenda will be incomplete unless he attacks the growing disengagement of New York's citizens—starting with these five steps to get young people excited about democracy.
Four years after coming close to upsetting an incumbent, what led a Brooklyn activist to stay on the sidelines? And what does that choice say about the risks and rewards of public life?
Neither Joe Lhota nor Bill de Blasio will write the kind of personal checks that Mayor Bloomberg did. But that doesn't mean they can afford to ignore this important sector.
Bill de Blasio won the Democratic primary. Sal Albanese did not. But thanks to poor coverage of the race, the former councilman argues, New York's voters are the real losers.
An effort to register homeless people for the 2013 election encountered dozens who thought they had lost their right to vote, and some who thought they'd lost it forever.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.