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Special Report: Midterm Elections 2014

Voting not a priority for NYU students

Since 1964, young voters ages 18-24 have consistently voted at lower rates than other age groups.

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In an election year Superstorm Sandy still a political issue on Staten Island

by Megan Jamerson and Neil Giardino Staten Island is only a short ferry ride south of Manhattan, but when it […]

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The homeless vote

Homeless voters and their advocates talk about the upcoming elections.

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Critics of Education Policy Grow Louder at Elections Approach

Teacher unions, which hold a lot of power in the Democratic Party, now oppose the Common Core.

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Volunteers Come out for Recchia Campaign for Congress

The race for New York’s 11th Congressional District seat has been one of the most competitive in the current election cycle.

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Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Agenda Raises More Questions Than Answers

The 10-point Women’s Equality Agenda seeks to improve many aspects of women’s lives, including pay equity, access to abortion and protection for domestic abuse victims.

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Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district

More than half of the Russian population cannot be considered fluent in English.

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As Election Day nears, Latino vote remains underrepresented and elusive

Latinos have become an increasingly important voting bloc.

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Despite challenges, campaign strategists flock to big data

But harnessing big data’s power for local elections and other grassroots campaigns has proven difficult.

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Republican Strongholds are Outliers in City’s Political Landscape

Only 10 Republicans currently hold city, state or federal elected positions in the five boroughs, and nine of them represent neighborhoods in Staten Island and south Brooklyn.