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Tuesday is Primary Day — Know Your Pollsite & Your Candidates — Be Informed

Tuesday is Primary Day — Know Your Pollsite & Your Candidates — Be Informed

NYC Votes wants you to know that Primary Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th. Bronx voters who are registered in a political party will elect candidates to compete in November’s general election. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. – […]

Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

Other Bronx Chronicle Endorsements

Term-limits have sidelined Council veterans Melissa Mark-Viverito, James Vacca and Annabel Palma. Now is the time for new blood to represent the Bronx in the New York City Council. Across the Bronx this summer we have seen very spirited battles […]

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Ruben Diaz for Borough President

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. faces token opposition in this year’s Democratic primary election on Tuesday. Therefore, we are disappointed that he has taken in over $200,000 in public matching funds (plus, $1.3 million in private funds) in a […]

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE, AUGUST 23

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE, AUGUST 23

CFB ANNOUNCES DEMOCRATIC MAYORAL PRIMARY DEBATE: AUGUST 23, 2017 The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB) announced that the first debate for the Mayoral Democratic Primary Election will be held on Wednesday, August 23, starting at 7 p.m. The first Democratic […]

Absentee Ballot Applications Available 

Absentee Ballot Applications Available 

If you’re away at college you can still vote in NYC’s primary election by applying for absentee ballot.

Gjonaj Campaign: Donor, Martin Shkreli, is NOT the Pharma-Bro

Gjonaj Campaign: Donor, Martin Shkreli, is NOT the Pharma-Bro

“He is not the same Martin Shkreli as the “Pharma Bro,” said the Gjonaj campaign in an email.

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

Who’s Raising and Spending? By Jon Reznick | Shaking News Want to know which City Council campaigns are raising and spending the most? Check out the report assembled by Jon Reznick. Reznick looked at the  recent July 2017 periodic campaign […]

AM Mark Gjonaj (l); Martin Shkreli (r).

Bronx Political Round Up, 7/30

NOTE: This post has been updated to note that Bronx Council District 13 candidate Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj did not receive a campaign donation from “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli. He DID not. Did Gjonaj Accept $1000 From Infamous ‘Pharma Bro’? Shaking […]

CM Vanessa L. Gibson (left); PBA president Patrick Lynch (right).

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PAC Hopes To Influence Council Races

With 44 city lawmakers up for re-election and seven open seats, the PBA hopes to shift the city council away from the far left.

NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

CANDIDATES FILE DISCLOSURES WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

Updated and detailed information for the 228 candidates running for NYC public office can be found on the NYC Campaign Finance Board website’s financial summary page and in the Follow the Money | NYC searchable data portal. The amounts listed […]

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections by Jerry Skurnik (July 18, 2017) Politics wonk and election consultant, Jerry Skurnick tells us ‘Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections’ and which Bronx Democrats filed petition signatures with NYC […]

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Join Community Voices Heard, WeACT and DREAM on July 26, 6-8pm for our Council District 8 candidate forum,where local residents are hearing directly from the candidates. Come to 1991 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. Bring your concerns and questions. And […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 17

Nominating Petitions Filed Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s campaign for City Council delivered 6,094 petition signatures to the Board of Elections. His number tops State Sen. Ruben Diaz’s claim of over 4500 petition signatures collected by his team in his Council bid. […]

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Amanda Farias Claims Election Milestone

Insurgent Democrat Amanda C. Farias announced on Monday that her campaign filed over 3,000 designating petitions for the 18th City Council District. Farias filed 7 times as many signatures than the 450 minimum required by the City Charter to qualify […]

Profile America: Youth Voting Comes of Age

Profile America: Youth Voting Comes of Age

  Saturday, July 1 — On this date 46 years ago, the sun set on our old concept of coming of age. The 26th amendment to the Constitution became law effective July 1, lowering the age requirement for voting in […]