WATCH: City Council District 7 Democratic Primary Debate

May 11, 2021

Ten candidates running in the Democratic primary for City Council in Manhattan's 7th District gathered by Zoom for a debate hosted by Manhattan Neighborhood Network and moderated by Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max. The candidates are vying to replace term-limited Council Member Mark Levine...

What is Ranked Choice Voting?

April 20, 2021

In the 2021 City elections, New Yorkers will be using a new system called "ranked choice" to vote. Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max, Brigid Bergin of WNYC radio, Jeff Mays of The New York Times, and Allie Swatek of the Campaign Finance Board discussed the details of this new way of voting on the latest...