Ben Max

Editor of

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Don't Forget: You're Voting on Delegates in the Primary Too

Monday, April 18, 2016

It's been all about the candidates lately, but don't be surprised to see many more names on your ballot tomorrow. Hear how your vote will affect delegate allocation in New York.

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Forecasting New York Politics in 2016

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Hear a few forecasting questions for the (not-so-distant) future of New York City and state politics, like: will de Blasio and Cuomo ever stop feuding?

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Speaker Silver Accused of Taking Over $6M in Bribes and Kickbacks

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested this morning on charges that he received millions in undisclosed income from two law firms. Here's what we know so far. 

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Mayor de Blasio's First Snowstorm

Monday, January 06, 2014

Ben Max, editor of Decide NYC, discusses the latest in New York politics, including the de Blasio transition and the NYC council speaker's race.

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Fact-Checking a Heated Public Advocate Debate

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Last night's runoff debate for the Democratic Public Advocate nomination was testy and full of both personal and policy-oriented attacks -- from ties to Bloomberg to questions about contributions from developers and affordable housing at the Brooklyn Bridge Park project. Ben Max of DecideNYC and Zack Fink of NY1 News fact-check the claims and discuss what comes next for Tish James and Daniel Squadron.

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How Did NYC Decide?

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Ben Max, editor of, reviews election returns in City Council and other local primary contests.


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City Council Races to Watch

Thursday, September 05, 2013

"Down ballot," things are pretty interesting for next Tuesday's primary elections. Ben Max, editor of, discusses some of the most interesting city council races, and take your calls to tout your race. Want to make the case for why your local race is of interest? Call 212-433-9692.

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