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5 Ballot Questions: How New York Voted

5 Ballot Questions: How New York Voted

Wednesday: Voters approved a ballot proposal that will transform how elections are held, and Jumaane Williams was re-elected as public advocate.
N.Y. Election Results: Voters Approve All 5 Ballot Measures

N.Y. Election Results: Voters Approve All 5 Ballot Measures

Ballot questions took center stage in New York City, where ranked-choice voting was approved, and in Jersey City, where Airbnb suffered a defeat.
Fire the Officer in the Eric Garner Case? De Blasio Falters

Fire the Officer in the Eric Garner Case? De Blasio Falters

The mayor has come under rising criticism for declining to support demands by Mr. Garner’s family for the Police Department to dismiss the officer.
The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio?

The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio?

He was in rural Iowa, illustrating the perils mayors face when they run for president.
Who Runs New York When the Mayor Campaigns for President?

Who Runs New York When the Mayor Campaigns for President?

When Mayor Bill de Blasio, on Liberty Island on Thursday, leaves New York City for an extended period, the City Charter dictates who assumes his responsibilities.
Marijuana Testing of Job Applicants Is Barred by City in Groundbreaking Measure

Marijuana Testing of Job Applicants Is Barred by City in Groundbreaking Measure

Experts were not aware of other cities or states that have issued similar bans, even in states that have legalized marijuana.
Public Advocate: Jumaane Williams Wins Special Election in New York City

Public Advocate: Jumaane Williams Wins Special Election in New York City

Jumaane Williams, a Brooklyn city councilman, addressing his followers at a victory party on Tuesday.
New York Today: Public Advocate Election: What to Know

New York Today: Public Advocate Election: What to Know

A voter in Bedford Stuyvesant on Tuesday. Polls are open until 9 p.m. in the special election for New York City’s public advocate.
Arrest Record Leaks for a Top Candidate in Tuesday’s Public Advocate Election

Arrest Record Leaks for a Top Candidate in Tuesday’s Public Advocate Election

A recent disclosure that Councilman Jumaane Williams had been arrested in 2009 in an incident involving his girlfriend may complicate his bid to be elected public advocate on Tuesday.
Public Advocate Race: 7 Factors That Will Help Decide Who Wins on Tuesday

Public Advocate Race: 7 Factors That Will Help Decide Who Wins on Tuesday

Dawn Smalls, standing, is among the candidates running for New York City public advocate.
The New York Times Endorses Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate

The New York Times Endorses Jumaane Williams for Public Advocate

Jumaane Williams speaking at a forum for candidates for New York City public advocate.
Attorneys, Politicians and a Bitcoin Entrepreneur: The 23 People Running for Public Advocate

Attorneys, Politicians and a Bitcoin Entrepreneur: The 23 People Running for Public Advocate

Jumaane Williams, a Brooklyn city councilman, is one of 23 candidates running for public advocate in a special election next month.
It’s New York’s Hottest Contest: The Race for Public Advocate (Really)

It’s New York’s Hottest Contest: The Race for Public Advocate (Really)

Jumaane D. Williams, a city councilman who last year ran for lieutenant governor, is among the nearly two dozen candidates running for public advocate.
New York Today: El Chapo, Ocasio-Cortez’s Housing and Our Redesign

New York Today: El Chapo, Ocasio-Cortez’s Housing and Our Redesign

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s supporters offered to help her pay for a Washington D.C. apartment after she told the Times she couldn’t afford one.
5 Things to Watch in New York’s Primary Elections

5 Things to Watch in New York’s Primary Elections

New York’s primary for state and local elections will be held Thursday, a departure from the usual Tuesday election because of Rosh Hashana and the Sept. 11 anniversary date.
Cynthia Nixon’s Secret Weapon: A Running Mate With Star Power of His Own

Cynthia Nixon’s Secret Weapon: A Running Mate With Star Power of His Own

Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams are running to unseat the Democratic incumbents, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, in next week’s primary.
The Debt-Shaming of Stacey Abrams

The Debt-Shaming of Stacey Abrams

Republicans hope Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia, is vulnerable to attack over her personal finances.