John Ravitz

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Election Board's "Bungle George" Gonzalez Was Mayor Bloomberg's Baby

    ​Before ex-elections board chief George Gonzalez became the poster child for this city's electoral dysfunction, he was the heavy favorite in Mike Bloomberg's City Hall. Yes, sad to say, "George of the Bungle" -- in the Daily News' indelible phrase -- was once Rosemary's Baby, the spawn of a d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007

    Election Countdown: 40 Days to Go!

    All right, it's just a special election, but the City Council contests in Brooklyn and Staten Island on February 20 might be more significant than you think. For one thing, they might be the last time voters in New York City use old-fashioned lever machines. For another, they are the first elections ... More >>

  • News

    June 6, 2006

    Party Faithful

    It's all in the family for a top Bronx Republican

  • News

    November 22, 2005

    Vote of No Confidence

    New York shows up late in national push for clean voting

  • News

    July 26, 2005