Staten Island’s Malliotakis Echoes Trump’s Refusal to Admit Biden Won Election

Nicole Malliotakis, who is poised to become New York City’s only Republican member of Congress, is refusing to acknowledge former Vice President Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 presidential election. Malliotakis, who declared victory last week with a 37,000-vote lead over freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose for the seat covering Staten […]

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Malliotakis Declares Staten Island House Seat Victory, But Rose Vows to Fight On

Nicole Malliotakis declared victory Tuesday over freshman Rep. Max Rose for Staten Island and southern Brooklyn’s congressional seat — fueling local and national Republicans’ dreams of clawing back the key slot in the city’s most conservative district. “Let us savor our victory tonight,” Malliotakis, a GOP Assembly member, declared outside the Staten Island Republican Party’s […]

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Rose-Malliotakis House Fight Poised to Rage Well Past Election Day

Rep. Max Rose and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis both concede one thing: Their bitter, nationally watched — and financed — race for Staten Island’s House seat appears destined to stretch past Election Day. With tens of thousands of absentee ballots requested by voters in New York’s 11th Congressional District, the result of the contest –– which […]

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Millions in National PAC Dollars Fund Attack Ads in New York City House Fight

TV free-for-all in battle between Rep. Max Rose and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis draws the attention — and war chests — of Democrats and the GOP as the battle for control of Congress comes to Staten Island and southern Brooklyn. Outside political groups are pouring millions into the race for Staten Island’s swing-district congressional seat — […]

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Staten Island GOP Judge Candidate Slammed for Participating in Pro-Trump Rally

Some voters are calling out a Staten Island judicial candidate for participating in what organizers billed as the city’s “largest pro-Trump” rally — charging he violated an ethics prohibition against partisan political activity for bench hopefuls. Ron Castorina Jr. –– an ex-Assembly member and ex-chairman of the Staten Island Republican Party who is running for […]

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What’s Ranked-Choice Voting? Candidates Say Many New Yorkers Don’t Know

Candidates vying for offices from City Council to mayor in next year’s crucial city elections are already finding that they’ll have to wage educational campaigns along with the political ones. That’s because of the advent of ranked-choice voting, in which voters will choose candidates in order of preference on ballots, overhauling how officials are picked […]

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Rep. Max Rose and Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis’ nationally watched campaign for Staten Island’s House seat has turned into a referendum on Mayor Bill de Blasio. Both candidates in the swing-district race are slamming the mayor as their contest to represent the only borough to go for President Donald Trump in 2016 has become increasingly focused […]

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