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Articles about “electionday”

Radio City Musicians Try to Go to Work

Radio City Musicians Try to Go to Work

The Radio City Music Hall Rockettes performed to pre-recorded music as the labor dispute between the orchestra musicians' union and Radio City Music Hall management continued. Now, this is the confusing thing to Gothamist: Early stories we'd...

Opinionist: Abstinence

Opinionist: Abstinence

On Sundays, Gothamist publishes opinion pieces on issues relevant to life in NYC. Here's one: This time last year, all I wanted was for everyone to vote. Everything I did revolved around electoral politics, because, like many...

MTA, Your Insignificant Other

MTA, Your Insignificant Other

NY Times photographer Ozier Muhammad took this great photograph of the MTA's board voting to give riders holiday discount fares that'll cost the agency $50 million. Gothamist loves this photo because it remind us that when...

Rent is Too Damn High!

Rent is Too Damn High!

Gothamist was reading our NYC Voter Guide for Manhattan when we noticed an unusual party in the profiles of the mayoral candidates: The Rent is Too Damn High party. Intriguing! We went to James McMillan's profile,...

NYC's Crime Means Political Chestpuffing

NYC's Crime Means Political Chestpuffing

Mayor Bloomberg crowed about New York City's declining crimes rates contributing to helping the national crime levels dropping. The FBI released its Uniform Crime Report for 2004 yesterday, and it is interesting how NYC's crime has impacted...

No Debatetime at the Apollo for Bloomberg

No Debatetime at the Apollo for Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg, eager to show that he does care about black people, denounced conservative William Bennett's remarks that abortionsin the black community would cause the crime rate to go down. Well, duh, of course the Mayor would...

Gotham Gazette Gives Voters Some Help

Gotham Gazette Gives Voters Some Help

The primary is next Tuesday, and it seems like some registered Democrats still don't know who they will vote for in various races. Luckily, Gotham Gazette has some great resources for New Yorkers, including an excellent Guide...

City Democrats, Mind Games and the Bloomberg Factor

City Democrats, Mind Games and the Bloomberg Factor

The NY Times has a detailed article about the dilemma of some of the city's Democrats who are Bloomberg Democrats (because, if you will remember, the Mayor was originally a Democrat before he switched parties so...

The Mayor's New Budget for the 2006 Fiscal Year

The Mayor's New Budget for the 2006 Fiscal Year

Mayor Bloomberg swept into his presentation of the city's new budget with the confidence of a man who has a $50 billion budget with an over $3 billion surplus. The hot hot hot real estate market helped...

Movements in NYC Mayoral Race

Movements in NYC Mayoral Race

Gothamist loves how "secret meetings" become unsecret. For example, the NY Times reveals that former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer and Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, both eyeing a run against Mayor Bloomberg this fall, secretly...

Senator Clinton: Pro Day Off For Voting

Senator Clinton: Pro Day Off For Voting

New York's Junior Senator, Hillary Clinton, joined other Democrats yesterday in calling for a national holiday on Election Day to encourage voting. They are calling it the "Count Every Vote Act," which would do more than just...

Mayor B's Election Morning

Mayor B's Election Morning

To make us laugh a little today: The NY Times New York Region > For the Mayor, a Quiet Day of Cookies and Ballots" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/03/nyregion/03cookies.html">followed the Mayor on the morn of Election Day, and titled their article,...

Election Hangover:  We Still Don't Have A President

Election Hangover: We Still Don't Have A President

Okay, we sorta have an idea of who the President will be next year. It's just that the media won't say so definitively, and by Jove, if the media isn't saying it, who are we to...

Gothamist's Div. 1A Top 15

Gothamist's Div. 1A Top 15

Because every election day need's a new football poll, here is this week's installment of the Gothamist Top 15 (last week's). Quite an interesting weekend, with the big three in Florida all losing. With six undefeated teams...

Huge Voter Turnout Expected In NYC

Huge Voter Turnout Expected In NYC

Dunh dunh DUNH - Election Day is finally here. Expectations are that many people will head to the polls. New York City prepared for the possible surge by buying 400 used polling machine from Georgia ($731,000),...

Get Out and Vote.  And Drink!

Get Out and Vote. And Drink!

Gothamist has already told you how to get information about where and when to cast your vote tomorrow. Now, we move on to more important information -- where to party on Election Night. The Election Party is...

Michelle Collins, Director and Spokeswoman, Votergasm.org

Michelle Collins, Director and Spokeswoman, Votergasm.org

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Michelle Collins, Director and Spokeswoman, Votergasm.org

But is it The Politics of Theater or The Theater of Politics?

But is it The Politics of Theater or The Theater of Politics?

Just in time for Election Day comes Pulling The Lever, an interesting sounding new work from Rising Circle Theatre Collective. The Collective provides a voice for artists of color, joining voices to nurture and produce theatre that...

Subway Crisis Talk Amid Centennial

Subway Crisis Talk Amid Centennial

Timing is everything. As New York City will be celebrating 100 years of our beloved subway system, the MTA is New York Region > In New York Transit Crisis, a Cash Bind Many Foresaw" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/25/nyregion/25transit.html?ex=1256356800&en=e8688d7a3d7a3062&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland">talking about its...

What's a Carpetbagger?

What's a Carpetbagger?

If you follow politics and are wondering how in the world Alan Keyes, a resident of Maryland, could run against Barack Obama to be the next U.S. senator from Illinois, you are not alone. New Yorkers...

One Snowflake, One Vote

One Snowflake, One Vote

The upcoming presidential election between John Kerry and George Bush is expected to be close. Gothamist wonders if the election is going to be so tight, might the weather affect the outcome? Two geographers at Indiana State...

Election Day

Election Day

If you're registered to vote in the city, go out and vote. Here is voting information for NYC. NY1 has information about the different races and proposals and these are the Times' choices for Election Day, which...