Election

NYC public advocate election: Everything you need to know

Are you ready to head to the polls, New Yorkers? No, we’re not talking about 2020 — there’s an election even closer, a special election to name the next New York City public advocate. Former Public Advocate Letitia James has moved into her new role as New York State Attorney General, and since her...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:03pm

2018 Massachusetts primary election: Everything you need to know

The 2018 Massachusetts primary election is around the corner. Are you ready to head to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 4? What you see on your Massachusetts primary election ballot that day will depend on which party you are currently registered with, and your choices will shape the November election...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:11pm

Massachusetts voter registration deadline is Aug. 15 for state primary

The Massachusetts primary 2018 is coming up fast. If you want to cast a ballot in that election, you’ll have to first make sure your Massachusetts voter registration status is good to know. The 2018 primary election is on Tuesday, September 4. Voters across the commonwealth will take to the...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:52pm

Here are the November 2018 Massachusetts ballot questions

Though November seems far away, the debate over which Masschusetts ballot questions voters will see then has stretched on. It seemed as if voters would have a long list of topics to weigh in on, but the state has officially narrowed it down: Secretary of State William Galvin assigned this week the...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 2:22pm

Senator Cory Booker likely to run for President in 2020 for Democrats

Cory Booker seems to be emerging as one of the top candidates for the Democratic Party in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election as he fits several criteria Dems believe could take down the Trump Administration. In an era where bombast is seen as "electable," Booker's viral lashing...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 8:28pm

De Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl’s final face off is at the polls

It all comes down to today. After leading the polls for the past several months, will Mayor Bill de Blasio get a second term in office or will New Yorkers opt for Staten Island Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis or former NYPD detective and independent Bo Dietl? While we can only...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Terrorism, pay-for-play key topics of final mayoral debate

Taking place the day after a man drove a rented truck down a Manhattan bike path, killing eight and injuring 12 others, the final mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio, Nicole Malliotakis and Bo Dietl kicked off on the topic of terrorism. The key points were police surveillance of Muslim New...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:27am

Everything you need to know to register to vote in NYC

Now is the time to register to vote in NYC if you haven’t done so already. There’s an election coming up, people! Yes, really, and judging by the sub-par turnout for the primary in September, it seems like most people forgot. (Although how you could with people shoving fliers at you...

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:05am

Why mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin is homeless this week

“I’m tired,” mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin said. The Democrat, who is running on the Smart Cities ballot, is one day into living seven days as a homeless New Yorker to raise awareness for the issue and highlight his plans to combat it. “Yesterday, I could walk into a...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 1:48pm

A primer for Tuesday’s primary election

Unhappy with the way New York City is being run? You’ll get your first of two chances to vote for change during the primary election on Tuesday. In this election, voters choose their party’s nominees for the general election on Nov. 7. This year’s big-ticket race is for the...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:44pm

POLL: Did Ivanka Trump give her daddy a lap dance?

Ever since Donald Trump said if Ivanka Trump weren't his daughter, he'd date her, "would he or wouldn't he" rumors have swirled around the business mogul. But the daddy issues controversy predates that 2006 remark thanks to a photo that some say depicts Ivanka, Trump's...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:17pm

First Dem mayoral debate ‘did not change much,’ expert says

Verbal fisticuffs were at center stage Wednesday night when incumbent Bill de Blasio faced lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese in their first Democratic mayoral debate. “As expected, last night's debate did not change much in terms of electoral prospects,” said Joseph P...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:44am

Democrats Albanese and de Blasio face off in first debate

Though there are several Democrats vying to be the next mayor of New York City, just two will face off tonight at the first Democratic mayoral debate. Incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio will debate lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Symphony Space on the Upper West...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:37pm

Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked: Poll

More than half of Republicans would support postponing the 2020 presidential election if President Trump requested it to ensure there was no voter fraud, according to a poll published in the Washington Post on Thursday morning. About as many people freaked the hell out about that, according to a...

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:21am

Trump accuses Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party of conspiring against BernieSanders

President Trump on Sunday accused former opponent Hillary Clinton of colluding with the Democratic Party to defeat Bernie Sanders in the primary. “Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie!”...

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:34pm

Supreme Court to decide if gerrymandering is unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a particular political party, known as gerrymandering, are acceptable under the Constitution in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections. The justices will take up Wisconsin...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:23pm

N.J. voters to pick candidates for governor to succeed Christie

New Jersey voters went to the polls on Tuesday to choose their parties' nominees to succeed two-term Governor Chris Christie, a once-rising Republican star whose popularity has plummeted in recent years. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno leads a pack of five Republican candidates in Tuesday...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:36pm

The Foreman Forecast: Don’t blame me

It was the media. It was the FBI. It was misogyny, the Democratic National Committee – heck, throw in the “vast right wing conspiracy” if you wish. Hillary Clinton is speaking up a lot lately about losing to Donald Trump last fall, and while she is slamming others as fast as she...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:03am

Why Trump's supporters don't matter anymore

Approaching the 100-day mark, Donald Trump's administration has struggled to accomplish anything meaningful, other than outraging huge swaths of the electorate, spawning an instant-classic "SNL" sketch and horrifying most of the Western world. So the results of a new Washington Post/...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:31pm

Donald Trump's looks might have made him president, professors suggest

Despite all his fame and fortune, Donald Trump's secret to political success might actually be his looks — or at least that's a conclusion drawn by two university professors.Conservative voters in the U.S., Australia and Europe value good looks in political candidates more than their liberal...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:01pm