An executive order restores voting rights to tens of thousands of New Yorkers previously disenfranchised
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New Yorkers are seeking to force a direct vote to fill a vacant Congressional seat by taking the governor to court
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all state parolees, more than 35,000 people, will regain the right to vote
America’s newest celebrity politician Cynthia Nixon has gotten a big boost from the Working Families Party
The win demonstrates the potential benefits of nonpartisan elections for independents and third party candidates
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman formally announced that the state would be suing the Trump administration
Democracy Protection Act updates campaign finance laws to bring internet political ads under existing transparency rules
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker provided her full support Thursday for her friend and former Sex and the City castmate
Thousands of people turned out in New York City to March for Our Lives in solidarity with the students from Parkland, Florida and others who know someone killed by gun violence yesterday, meeting near 72nd Street and Central Park West.
Five bills in the New York legislature would implement ranked choice voting in New York city primaries