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Today’s Election Day! Here’s What You Should Know Before Voting

Tuesday, November 4 Election Day, and we can all feel it in the air…that familiar lack of excitement we wish wasn’t there but can’t seem to...

Our Buildings: 178 Classon Avenue

Yes, it's a warehouse. But the tower that tops 178 Classon Avenue points towards a curious facet of Clinton Hill's history.

City Councilman Chaim Deutsch Is House Hunting To Move Family Into...

This season, newly elected City Councilman Chaim Deutsch will be doing more than moving into City Hall. Redistricting left his home just outside of...

Recchia Laughs As Grimm Flubs District Number On Documents

Congressman Michael Grimm became the butt of jokes in political circles after repeatedly flubbing the name of his district on official documents. According to a...

Fidler: Reform Voting Rights Act To Better Reflect Realities Of Brooklyn...

Our open thread yesterday kicked off with a look at the redistricting process, which seems to be pitting local Russian-Americans against local Orthodox Jews...

Redistricting Uncertainty Causes Southern BK’s City Council Candidates To Reconsider Campaigns

City Council analyst John Lisyanskiy officially threw his hat in the ring for Coney Island's 47th District on December 16 with an e-mail blast to supporters,...

Redistricting Uncertainty Causes Southern BK’s City Council Candidates To Reconsider Campaigns

City Council analyst John Lisyanskiy officially threw his hat in the ring for Coney Island's 47th District on December 16 with an e-mail blast to supporters,...

“No Impact Man” To Be Green Party Candidate In Local Congressional...

If you live in our coverage area, chances are you didn't have reason to know much about Congressman Edolphus Towns until recently. After all,...

Know Your Congressional District

If you haven't been paying attention, you may not know that, come election time, you will almost certainly be voting in a new Congressional...

Can You Vote In Today’s Special Election?

This morning, I passed by P.S. 226 on 23rd Avenue, which is in State Senate District 27, and hosting a Special Election today in...

Bob Turner To Run For U.S. Senate!

News broke this morning that a seat in the United States Congress is no longer enough for newly-minted politician Bob Turner - he's now...

Gounardes: Golden Ignoring Redistricting Problem

Republican State Senator Marty Golden's Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes sent out a press release yesterday criticizing Golden for not playing a more aggressive role...

Federal Judge Called In To Help Guide Redistricting

Tuesday, a panel of federal judges declined to dismiss a legal challenge to New York State's redistricting process, instead naming a federal judge to...

State Politicians Get Jiggy With Redistricting Proposal

Looking at political district maps for Brooklyn and the city, you might think you’re gazing at an elaborate jigsaw puzzle. Yet, the process seems...

Local Republican Leader Slams Plan For Asian Majority District

The Republican District Leader for the 49th Assembly District released a statement sharply criticizing a plan that would create a new 51% Asian district...