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Mayor Bill de Blasio has extolled his wife as one of his crucial advisers, but city voters aren't keen on having mayoral spouses play major parts in shaping policy, acco … Full Article

Treyger urges Brooklyn residents to give pets a home

Brooklyn residents who visit the offices of their local council members usually go there to seek help with quality of life issues or to get information about city programs. … Full Article

Incumbents reign in Southwest Brooklyn

The electorate may be angry across the country, but Southwest Brooklyn voters opted to stay with the tried and true and decided to keep incumbents in office. All of the local incumbents running to keep their seats in the State Legislative kept them. … Full Article

Savino wins her one-woman race

Trivia question: Who was one of the candidates who had an easy time on Election Night? The answer: state Sen. Diane Savino.  … Full Article

Grimm wins re-election to congress

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, whose political career looked dead in the water in the spring, pulled off a miracle comeback and defeated his challenger Domenic Recchia on Tuesday night. … Full Article

BREAKING: Defiant US Rep. Grimm wins 3rd term amid tax trial

 Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm has won a third term in Congress despite a rocky year that included a federal indictment on tax evasion charges and being caught on camera threatening to throw a TV reporter off a balcony. … Full Article

Updated election results: In Brooklyn, Simon overcomes ballot confusion; Barron back in business

Gov. Andrew Cuomo did better in Democratic Brooklyn than he did in the rest of the state. Roughly 67 percent of Brooklyn residents voted for Cuomo on the Democratic line on Tuesday, according to the NYS Board of Elections. … Full Article

How one candidate spent Election Day...Having fun!

Election Day is usually a tense affair for candidates, but one man running his first-ever campaign decided to enjoy himself.  … Full Article

Brooklyn districts vary in Election Day turnout

Across several neighborhoods in Northeast Brooklyn, voters reported few if any issues with their experience Tuesday morning, often going out of their way to compliment election workers as being competent, courteous, and helpful. … Full Article

Arab-American leaders urge voters to get to the polls

A leading Arab-American organization in the city conducted a last-minute drive to get voters of Middle Eastern heritage to the polls on Election Day. … Full Article
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