Your 2013 Primary Day Citizen Toolkit

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On Tuesday, voters in New York City will go to the polls to nominate candidates for mayor, public advocate and comptroller, three borough presidencies, the district attorney’s office in Brooklyn, two Assembly posts and 38 Council seats.

We’ll be providing updated coverage all Primary Day long on the Bronx Bureau. Be sure to check in.

For background on some of the candidates and issues at play, we suggest you check out:

Community Service Society Voters’ Guide

Brooklyn Council race coverage:

  • Superfund and Super Funders Color Council Race
  • Pioneer Councilman Faces Stiff Challenge in Primary
  • Is Vito Lopez the Only Issue in His Council Race?
  • PAC Money an Issue in East Brooklyn Council Race
  • Sandy a Big Issue in Crowded Council Race
  • Real-Estate Lobby Dives into Central Brooklyn Council Race
  • East New York Council Race Hinges on Barron’s Legacy
  • Bed-Stuy Council Race Tests Incumbent’s Sway

    We also covered the race to replace Lopez in the Assembly, here.

    Bronx Council race coverage:

  • Council’s Newest Incumbent Challenged on Promises
  • Derek Jeter Just One Factor in South Bronx Council Race
  • Diverse Field Runs to Replace Council Majority Leader
  • Council Race Rivals Split on Bike Trail, Vision, Support
  • Eight Seek Council Seat Held by Family for Three Decades

    Grassroots coverage in our Five-Borough Ballot
    Since February, with our partners at City & State and WNET’s MetroFocus, we’ve spoken in depth and at length to residents at five locations: a bar in Staten Island, a restaurant in the Bronx, a residential block in Queens, a deli on the Upper West Side, and a NYCHA development in Brooklyn.

  • Bronx
  • Brooklyn
  • Manhattan
  • Queens
  • Staten Island

    You can download a free e-book containing this coverage plus video extras, neighborhood statistics and more. Go here.

    We Have Issues! Policy dossiers on all major candidates:

  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Affordable Housing
  • Public Housing
  • Public Safety
  • Homelessness
  • Education

    Other coverage of key policy issues:

  • What the Campaign’s Focus on Inequality Means for New York
  • Watch Our Filmstrip: Bloomberg and the Schools
  • Candidates Weigh in on Senior Issues
  • Special report on campaign consultants
  • Attacks on De Blasio Reflect Inequality Issue’s Rise
  • Order to Candidates: Do More for Vets
  • Group Wants More in Mayor’s Post-Sandy Plan

    City Conversations: Thoughtful opinions on the race

  • Next Mayor Must Put Food Policy on the Menu
  • No Place to Live, But Still a Right to Vote
  • Mayoral Election 2013: Young Voters Want Vision