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Bloomberg Won, But What Exactly Did Happen Last Night?

Bloomberg Won, But What Exactly Did Happen Last Night?

Though the end result of last night's mayoral election doesn't come as much of a surprise, the closeness of the race shocked a lot of onlookers. After running a record-breaking $100 million campaign that won major...

2009 NYC Election: Bloomberg Wins 3rd Term By Small Margin

2009 NYC Election: Bloomberg Wins 3rd Term By Small Margin

Mayor Michael Bloomberg won his controversial third term by beating Comptroller William Thompson by a much smaller than predicted margin. See the updates below for how the election night unfolded. 9:30 p.m.: The polls closed at...

Disturbed Naked Man Apprehended Outside Polling Station

Disturbed Naked Man Apprehended Outside Polling Station

This tweet from Laura Holder just caught our eye: "Seen at polling station (e.g. grade school): 1 man, over-6-foot tall, towering, 100% naked. Number of police: 12. Number of police cars: 4." The Local also heard...

Board Of Elections Worries About $$$ For General Election

Board Of Elections Worries About $$$ For General Election

Photograph by Daniella Zalcman PolitickerNY reports that the NYC Board of Elections has been so worried about funding that it sent a letter to Mayor Bloomberg—and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, city budget director Mark Page,...

Runoff Election Turnout A Record Low

Runoff Election Turnout A Record Low

Photograph of voting machine by urzzz on Flickr Yesterday's runoff elections saw a total of 228,000 ballots cast, which the Post calls a "record low." Based on estimates that the runoffs would cost the city $14.4...

More Primary Voters For Comptroller, Advocate Than Mayor

More Primary Voters For Comptroller, Advocate Than Mayor

Voting at yesterday's primary had no lines, unlike last November's presidential election (November 2008 election photograph by urzzz on Flickr) Yesterday's primary election had the lowest turnout in history. Overall, less than 400,000 registered voters headed...

Board of Elections to Tim Robbins: Turn Lemons Into PSA

Board of Elections to Tim Robbins: Turn Lemons Into PSA

A day after Antitrust star Tim Robbins excoriated the Board of Elections in an open letter that described commissioner Gregory Soumas as a "petty vindictive corrupt scumbag," the bureaucrats have fired back with their own open letter!...

Voter-gate Update: Tim Robbins Still Pissed!

Voter-gate Update: Tim Robbins Still Pissed!

If you thought Barack Obama's decisive victory might shut up Arlington Road star Tim Robbins, well, you don't know Tim Robbins. First he was outraged when poll workers wouldn't let him vote at his regular voting place...

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Tim Robbins "Resents" Board of Elections For Blaming Voting Mess on Him

More on Tim Robbins Voter-gate! City Room has a thorough exposé on what went wrong for the Tapeheads star on Election Day, when he showed up to vote at the YMCA on West 14th Street and was...

Biggest Voter Turnout Since JFK

Biggest Voter Turnout Since JFK

It's believed yesterday's presidential election had the biggest voter turnout since the 1960 election: American University's Center for the Study of the American Electorate director Curtis Gans "predicted that as many as 135 million people would cast...

The Right to Vote

The Right to Vote

Think of it as an early Thanksgiving, putting long waits and polling site madness aside: Let's be thankful for the right to vote. The 19th Amendment--"The right of citizens of the United State to vote shall...

Rangel on Voter Turnout:

Rangel on Voter Turnout: "This is Beautiful"

Politicker NY's Azi Paybarah was on the scene at 134th in Harlem when Representative Charles Rangel and his wife Alma went to vote at 6 a.m. and reports Rangel was thrilled with the line: "This is beautiful....

<i>Finally</i>: Election Day 2008 is Heregallery

Finally: Election Day 2008 is Here

Americans all over the country are heading to their polling places to cast their votes for President as well as a number of other races. Polls opened at 6 a.m. in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut,...

Actor Tim Robbins Stymied At Polls

Actor Tim Robbins Stymied At Polls

Tim Robbins made a big stink at the YMCA on West 14th Street this morning when he was told that his name was not on the voter list. According to City Room, Robbins has been voting at...

Reminder: Get Your Voting Loins to Babeland

Reminder: Get Your Voting Loins to Babeland

Reminder! Now that you've done your civic duty and cashed in with free treats, head over to Babeland to pick up your Maverick sleeve (gentlemen) or Silver Bullet vibrator (ladies). We just talked to the shop, and...

Your Guide to Voting Tomorrow and the NYC Ballot

Your Guide to Voting Tomorrow and the NYC Ballot

The polls open at 6 a.m. statewide tomorrow, and given the recent concern about whether the NYC Board of Elections is prepared for an anticipated massive voter turnout, you might want to consider voting early. Polls close...

Voting Never Felt So Good

Voting Never Felt So Good

Sure, it's going to be gratifying voting for Barack Obama Tuesday (sorry one McCain reader), but the folks at Babeland want to make you feel even more gratified. Like, between your legs, if you know what we...

Bloomberg Annoyed with the City Board of Elections

Bloomberg Annoyed with the City Board of Elections

Mayor Bloomberg criticized the city's Board of Elections, after BOE officials said Election Day could be chaotic, "This is a joke...this public is badly served by this agency as any city or state thing I've seen." Yesterday,...

City, Poll Workers and Voters Brace for Election Day

City, Poll Workers and Voters Brace for Election Day

With only six days to go until Election Day, we should all be excited or relieved to finally cast our ballots and leave the worrying for when we wait for returns. But all signs are pointing to a rough day for NYC's 4.6 million voters, courtesy of the NYC Board of Elections--and Mayor Bloomberg. For instance, this is what BOE official Frederic Umane said yesterday, "We just hope that people would be as patient when they try to vote as they would be trying to wait for a hamburger at one of the more fancy hamburger places, which I understand the lines can be up to two or three hours."

Why Can't New York City Be More Like Jersey City?

Why Can't New York City Be More Like Jersey City?

The things you see when you leave the New York City limits! This photo was taken on Grove Street in Jersey City last weekend en route to the PATH station after All Points West. Hung on...

Clinton Wins Ohio, Texas; Obama Still Has More Delegates

Clinton Wins Ohio, Texas; Obama Still Has More Delegates

Photograph, left, of Hillary Clinton at Herrera's Mexican Cafe in Dallas, TX by Carolyn Kaster/AP; photograph, right, of Barack Obama at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2008 by Rick Bowmer/AP Ohio and Texas are "too...

NYC Primary Vote Update: Obama Shut Out in 27 Districts, Poll Worker Concerns Remain

NYC Primary Vote Update: Obama Shut Out in 27 Districts, Poll Worker Concerns Remain

After the NY Times noticed unofficial primary vote counts indicated Barack Obama received no votes whatsoever in 80 (out of over 6000) districts, the NYC Board of Elections launched an investigation. Now Newsday reports the BoE...

Texas Hold 'Em: Clinton, Obama Debate in Austin

Texas Hold 'Em: Clinton, Obama Debate in Austin

Senators and rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama met at the University of Texas in Austin tonight for the CNN/Univision debate. The debate was less a showdown than an "agree to...

Pol: NYC's Unofficial Count of Primary Votes Contributed to Clinton's

Pol: NYC's Unofficial Count of Primary Votes Contributed to Clinton's "False Momentum"

Photograph of a Manhattan polling place by Daniella Zalcman on Flickr After the NY Times story revealed how NYC votes for Barack Obama appear to have been undercounted for the unofficial (yet official enough to be...

NYC's Undercounted Obama Votes on Primary Night

NYC's Undercounted Obama Votes on Primary Night

Photograph of an Obama volunteer in Harlem by Angela Radulescu on Flickr Your Super Tuesday primary vote did count, although it may not have initially. The NY Times did some digging around after noticing, according to...

Clinton Attacks Obama's Lack of Debate Desire

Clinton Attacks Obama's Lack of Debate Desire

After losing by considerable margins in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia primaries to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton unveiled an ad attacking her rival yesterday. The voiceover says:Both Democratic candidates were invited to a televised debate here in...

Writers' Strike Fades Out

Writers' Strike Fades Out

Last week there were rumblings of the writers' strike coming to an end, over the weekend it was pretty much confirmed, and since then the TV-nation has been waiting with bated breath. Until last night, that is,...

Voting Glitches on Super Tuesday

Voting Glitches on Super Tuesday

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Pencil This In

Pencil This In

ART: "Drawing Art and Politics" seems like a fitting event to have on the calendar today. "Spend an evening with New York’s renowned graphic artists Jules Feiffer, David Levine, Stan Mack, and Edward Sorel, as they examine...

Clinton Gets Two More NY Papers' Endorsements; McCain Racks Up His Third

Clinton Gets Two More NY Papers' Endorsements; McCain Racks Up His Third

Photograph of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton at their Democratic debate in Los Angeles last week by Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Yesterday, the Daily News and Newsday offered editorials endorsing Hillary Clinton for Tuesday's NY State Democratic...

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