Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

New York's Strongest Are First to Back de Blasio's Reelection

Monday, November 14, 2016

The union representing uniformed sanitation workers is throwing its support behind Mayor de Blasio's 2017 reelection bid.


New York Leaders Finding Their Voice in a Trump World

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio — both Democrats — are seeking to position themselves in a new political reality.

Comments [2]

NYC Board of Elections Navigates Problems at the Polls

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

It was a bumpy ride for voters on Tuesday. 


Carlos Jones Voted: Did You?

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

After three decades in and out of the criminal justice system, this 51-year-old exercised his franchise for the first time today. 

Comments [1]

How to Be a Better (NYC) Voter

Monday, November 07, 2016

Know who you're voting for beforehand. Try to vote during midday if you can. Be friendly. Here's your guide to helping the line at the polls move faster for you and everyone else.

Comments [3]

Making Sure New Yorkers Know Election Day Details

Monday, November 07, 2016

From the location of polling sites to what a recent court decision means for voters who fell off the rolls, there's plenty to know beyond the candidates.


Meet a Man Who Does Not Take Voting For Granted

Monday, November 07, 2016

Carlos Jones spent more than three decades in and out of jail. Now he's a former felon with his voting rights restored — he'll cast his first ballot on Tuesday.


Judge Orders NYC Board of Elections to Protect Purged Voters' Rights

Saturday, November 05, 2016

A federal judge says the NYC Board of Elections must provide affidavit ballots to all voters who believe they're registered to vote but whose names do not appear on the rolls.

Comments [1]

Yes, You Can Vote If You Are Homeless (As Long as You’re Registered)

Friday, November 04, 2016

When voters head to the polls for next Tuesday’s presidential election, anyone who's registered can cast a ballot — even people who are homeless.


Rage Against The Political Machine

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Emily Gallagher may have lost her bid against the Brooklyn Democratic party machine, but her story sheds light on how people in power traffic in favors and influence.

Comments [5]

NYC Board of Elections Call Center Goes Dark Ahead of Absentee Ballot Application Deadline

Monday, October 31, 2016

The New York City Board of Elections was scrambling on Monday to explain why its voter hotline was down for more than 12 hours starting at least mid-Sunday through mid-morning Monday.

Comments [1]

De Blasio Staffs Up 2017 Mayoral Campaign

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The mayor is building out his re-election campaign — starting with a veteran from his come-from-behind 2013 win.

Comments [3]

DMV Jammed Up By Voter Registration Traffic

Friday, October 14, 2016

Tempted to register to vote online? Read this first.

Comments [2]

Absentee Voting Off to Bumpy Start in New York City

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Board of Elections staff are struggling with a year-old, on-demand ballot system.

Comments [8]

Mayor de Blasio vs. NY Post

Friday, October 07, 2016

Mayor de Blasio's ongoing feud with the New York Post came to a head this week when he derided the publication at a press conference, saying he has no use for the "right-wing rag."

Comments [3]

Registering Dominican-American Political Power

Thursday, October 06, 2016

A look at how one organization is tackling the problems with voter registration to harness the power of New York's largest immigrant community.


De Blasio Accuses Stringer of 'Grandstanding'

Friday, September 23, 2016

One day after New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer delivered a speech critiquing City Hall, Mayor de Blasio hit back. 

Comments [1]

Stringer Slams Pace of Change Under de Blasio

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The City Comptroller had some tough talk for City Hall on Thursday as he considers a possible mayoral bid next year. 


City Translates Voter Registration Forms Into Six More Languages, But There's A Catch

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Since July, the city has made forms available in 11 new languages. It's unclear if the Board of Elections is processing them.

Comments [2]

Weekend Terror Scare Highlights New Technologies, Old Rivalries

Monday, September 19, 2016

The tense weekend in New York and New Jersey drew attention to a number of issues brought to light by violence