The 41st district went to Republican Sue Serino by just 688 votes in 2018. This year, a successful challenge by Karen Smythe could give Democrats a supermajority in the Senate.
Will Hudson Valley Democrats be able to hang on to the ground they gained in 2018? We look at what's happening in New York's 19th Congressional district and some interesting races in the state legislature.
Progressive activist Betsy Kraat believes in universal health care, marijuana reform, tenant protections, and restrictions on STRs. Can she unseat freshman Assemblyman Chris Tague this fall?
The state Legislature voted last week to repeal an old law outlawing face masks that dates to the 19th-century Anti-Rent Wars. The timing is conspicuous.
Virtual town halls by Rockland County Congressional candidates Mondaire Jones and Evelyn Farkas were targeted by online trolls last week.
Newly elected Kamal Johnson discusses rent stabilization, partnering with developers, and how the waterfront city has changed since his childhood.
A housing vacancy study found that Kington is not eligible to opt in to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act. What do the results mean for other cities?
A year after updating its antiquated voting laws, the state could have a larger-than-usual role in the 2020 election.
The New Paltz resident is staking his long-shot presidential bid on the New Hampshire primary. If he fails, what’s next?
The case of a Poughkeepsie woman convicted of killing her partner will test New York’s new sentencing guidelines for victims of abuse.