Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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DMV Jammed Up By Voter Registration Traffic

Friday, October 14, 2016

Tempted to register to vote online? Read this first.

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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.

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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."

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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. 

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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.

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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


The Politics of Terrorism

Monday, September 19, 2016

Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo have appeared together only once since the explosion in Chelsea on Saturday.


De Blasio Pushes Fairness for 65,000 Fast Food Workers

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The mayor is boosting a new initiative to give fast-food workers the right to know their schedule in advance.

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Two Media Outlets Sue De Blasio

Thursday, September 08, 2016

New York 1 News and The New York Post are suing the mayor for refusing to fulfill a series of Freedom of Information requests.


De Blasio Says Cancelling J'Ouvert Is Not an Option

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

One day after the mayor said "all options are on the table," he clarified that it was all options except one.

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Primary Preview: Two Manhattan Races to Watch

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ten Democratic candidates total are on the ballot in the state legislative primary contests in Assembly District 65 in lower Manhattan and Senate District 31 in upper Manhattan.

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