Previewing the Primary in NY's 12th Congressional District

The New York Primary Election is in less than two weeks and in the 12th Congressional District, Carolyn Maloney, who has been in congress for nearly 30 years, is up against three candidates, all in their 30s, who are looking to unseat her.

Election limbo as coronavirus outbreak upends US primaries

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.

Bloomberg: U.S. needs more immigrants

Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg said the United States would benefit from more immigrants, not fewer. Bloomberg is running for president as a Democrat.

Unofficial results show NJ GOP picking up legislative seats

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 Yorkers approve ranked-choice 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%.

New York's primaries

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.