October 27, 2021

NYC Officials Withdraw Democratic Mayoral Primary Vote Count; 135,000 Test Ballots Included by Mistake

New York City’s Board of Elections withdrew its latest vote count in the Democratic Party primary for mayor Tuesday evening, after 135,000 test ballots were mistakenly included in a tally earlier in the day under the ranked-choice system. The Associated Press reported: The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City was thrown into a state…

Republicans Celebrate After Winning Mayoral Race in Hispanic-Majority Texas Community

Republicans are celebrating after winning a mayoral race in the Hispanic-majority community of McAllen, Texas, causing a ripple of unease among Democrats, many of whom have been hoping to paint the Lone Star State blue. Javier Villalobos, McAllen City Commissioner and former chair of the Hidalgo County GOP, defeated his challenger, Veronica Whitacre, in the…

Andrew Yang Gets Endorsement From Martin Luther King Jr’s Son For New York City Mayoral Run

January 18, 2021 9:18 PM ET Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang received an endorsement Monday for his New York City mayoral run from the son of Martin Luther King Jr. The endorsement from Martin Luther King III came on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that celebrates and life and achievements of…

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