In City Council Districts 2 and 3, incumbents have much more of a lock than Alan Gerson does in District 1. In the former, first-termer Rosie Mendez built the right connections as a district leader, makes meetings, and has all the big endorsements. Her challenger Juan Pagan (pictured) is ass ... More >>
The primary's a week away -- we know, it snuck up on us too -- so we figured we'd look at the state of play in some of the races. Today it's the 1st City Council District.
Incumbent Alan Gerson is back on the ballot after a petition snafu. He's got a ton of endorsements, including those of Sheldon ... More >>
This article was reported and written by Wayne Barrett and Georgia Bobley.
In the glut of City Council races this season, one candidate stands above the crowd of unknowns, ex-firefighter Peter Gleason, who's challenging downtown incumbent Alan Gerson. Gleason has magically emerged from the shadows ... More >>
Earlier today public advocate contender Bill de Blasio got the Board of Elections to overlook his misnumbered petition volumes and clear him for the Democratic primary ballot. Later in the day, we learn from Liz Benjamin, Councilmember Robert Jackson got a similar dispensation, but councilmember Ala ... More >>