U.S. elections have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. At least 13 states have postponed voting and more delays are possible as health officials warn that social distancing and other measures to contain the virus might be in place for weeks, if not months.
Several elections in New Jersey originally set for March and April are being moved to May 12, the governor said.
The prank group known as P.U.T.I.N. (Pigeons United To Interfere Now) released footage of the pigeons in the MAGA hats on Feb. 18.
New York City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow New York City immigrants who are legal permanent residents or have legal working papers but are not U.S. citizens to vote in municipal elections.
After the results of the latest election in the United Kingdom, Scotland could be poised to move ahead with seeking independence.
As the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump moves forward to the House Judiciary Committee, a potential Senate trial could limit the amount of time to campaign for some 2020 Democratic candidates who are also senators.
Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg said the United States would benefit from more immigrants, not fewer. Bloomberg is running for president as a Democrat.
New York is taking a look at how its first experiment with early voting went in a quiet election year.
She may not be a household name, but retired brigadier general Loree Sutton is hoping to change that one voter at a time.
Republicans picked up at least two Assembly seats, as well as the Democratic-held Senate seat that opened after Jeff Van Drew went to Congress, according to unofficial results reported by New Jersey's Division of Elections.
New York City voters will soon be allowed to mark election ballots with up to five candidates. Voters approved a measure to amend the City Charter to allow what is called ranked-choice voting. The measure passed 72% to 28%.
Voters in a New Jersey city that's a train stop away from tourist-packed Manhattan have approved restrictions on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies. Jersey City lawmakers passed the restrictions in June but short-term rental advocates gathered enough signatures to force a referendum.
The state's first-ever early balloting period started Saturday, with voters able to cast votes at select polling locations until Nov. 3, instead of waiting until Election Day on Nov. 5.
Early voting is set to happen for the first time in New York, and advocates hope the benefits of expanded ballot box access will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping the polls open for more than a single day.
A proposal would bring ranked-choice voting to New York City, allowing voters to rank their candidates in order of preference, rather than casting a ballot for one candidate.
When it comes to voting in New York's state and local primaries, the statement "I normally don't vote" applies to a great majority of millions of voting-age residents. The turnout in 2016's state primaries topped out at around 11 percent, likely at least partially thanks to New York's tradition of holding federal, state, and presidential primaries on different days.
Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.
A former organizer for Sen. Bernie Sanders is trying to unseat one of the highest-ranking Democrats in the House. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is hoping to pull off one of the biggest political upsets of 2018 in a primary challenge to 10-term U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th Congressional District. She is challenging Crowley from the left, with policies calling for the total abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
A 25-year incumbent and an ambitious political newcomer are fighting to represent New York's 12th Congressional District, which spans parts of Manhattan's East Side, northern Brooklyn, and northwestern Queens. Carolyn Maloney has served 13 terms in Congress and is seeking a 14th. But her challenger, attorney and NYU Professor Suraj Patel, is trying to convince voters to give him a chance.
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel wants a new two-year contract with voters in Westchester and the Bronx. Jonathan Lewis is a Scarsdale businessman and one of three primary challengers hoping to unseat Engel in next Tuesday's primary. But it could prove a tall order. Engel ran uncontested in the primary last time around in 2016 and won the general election by 89 points.