Jenny Ye

WNYC Data News

Jenny Ye is the producer of the WNYC Data News team. She works closely with reporters and editors on data driven stories, from research to visualization. She is a native New Yorker, and studied Computer Science and Ethnic Studies at Harvard College. She tweets at @thepapaya.

She tweets at @thepapaya.

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BX Native Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" Tops Billboard 100

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Bronx-native is the first female rapper to reach number one with a solo since Lauryn Hill released "Doo Wop" 19 years ago. 

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2017 Primary Results: Who Won Where

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Check out the districts where Bill de Blasio won — and lost — plus a look at two of the closest City Council races.

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Lawmaker Says Board of Elections Is 'Willfully Ignoring the Law'

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The City Council passed a law last year to require Board of Elections to post signs after changing poll locations. But they aren't doing it.

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Poll Sites Change for More Than 200,000 NYC Voters

Monday, September 11, 2017

Unless you check beforehand, you might discover that your polling place has moved 30 minutes away for Tuesday's primary from where it was last November.

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Brooklyn DA's Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.

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Single Digit Turnout in Uptown Special Election

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The victor, Democrat Brian Benjamin, crushed the competition with only 4 percent of voters showing up for a vacant seat in the state senate.

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City Proposes Halving Cost of Tennis Permits

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The annual adult tennis permit would be reduced to $100.

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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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How To Register to Vote in New York or New Jersey

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

We have a handy guide for making sure you're registered in time for November's election.

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Racial Disparity in Discipline Persists While Suspensions Drop in New York City Schools

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Take a look at new city data which shows that 90 percent of school arrests are of Black and Hispanic students, consistent with previous years. Overall, suspensions and crime are down.
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Espaillat Claims Victory in Historic Uptown Race

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat would become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress, replacing legendary Congressman Charles Rangel in a changing Harlem district.

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The Brooklyn Voter Purge: By Age, Registration and Sanders Districts

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

WNYC obtained the list of purged voters in Brooklyn, and found that Hispanics were disproportionally represented. Here's what else we found.

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Latino Voters Hit Hardest By Brooklyn Voter Purge

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

When mapped by election district, an analysis by member station WNYC shows that Hispanic voters were disproportionately purged from the rolls when compared with all other groups.

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Brooklyn Voter Purge Hit Hispanics Hardest

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

WNYC analyzed 120,000 names dropped from the voter rolls before April's presidential primary. We found that Hispanic voters were removed at a higher rate than all other groups.

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Revamping Section 8

Monday, May 16, 2016

A team of WNYC reporters looked into the Section 8 housing program and how it fails in New York City.

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60,000 Fewer Democrats in Brooklyn and No Clear Reason Why

Monday, April 18, 2016

As candidates lavish love on Brooklyn, a WNYC analysis of voter enrollment statistics found active registered Democrats dropped by 7 percent there — the largest decline statewide.

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What You Need to Know to Vote in New York Today

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Polls close at 9 p.m. Some voters can vote in a special state election in addition to the presidential primary.

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Why Some Cuisines Are More Expensive When You’re Eating Out

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

NYU professor Krishnendu Ray says it's about immigration, class and race. 

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Taking Stock of Lead Poisoning In NY and NJ

Friday, April 01, 2016

A roundtable of reporters discuss their stories about lead contamination in the water at local schools and lead paint violations plaguing some of the poorest areas of New York City. 

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Most New York City Schools Went 10 Years Without Getting Their Water Tested for Lead

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Yet it turns out that contamination from lead pipes is likely to grow worse over time, not better.
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