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This election season, underrepresented groups in politics are making waves on the campaign trail – from

Shaniyat Chowdhury.

A twentysomething democratic socialist bartender pulled off an incredible upset in 2018, beating one of Queens’ longest-serving House members

Debate between NY1's Public Advocate candidates at CUNY-TV, NYC.

New York City voters will have a chance to make their picks in the special election for public advocate next week, filling a post left vacant when

The drinking water supply for offices of the New York City Department of Sanitation doesn’t even have a roof – just a tattered tarp.

Shards of decayed wood are all that remain of the roof that once shielded the wooden water tank at 137 Centre St.

New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams, shown here campaigning for lieutenant governor, has built up plenty of name recognition.

Next Tuesday, New York City voters will cast their ballots for one of 17 candidates for public advocate in a citywide special election.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders.

It’s finally 2020, the year of the presidential election, and the Democratic candidates are solidifying their support ahead of the early primaries

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Corey Johnson and Bill de Blasio are not friends.


More than in many places across the country, New York makes it a top priority to provide an array of social services for its residents.