Citizens Union


Commission Begins Balancing Act of Redrawing Council Lines

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


All 51 City Council districts will have redrawn lines before the 2013 election.  The changes are expected to reflect the results of the newest census data for New York City, which showed demographic shifts in population, including increases within certain minority groups.

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Azi Paybarah

Charter Commission Questions 'Top-Two,' Dadey Says Third Party Candidates Won't Win

Tuesday, August 03, 2010


A member of the NYC Charter Revision Commission, Hope Cohen, raised a point during the commission's meeting last night that I hadn’t heard before on the issue of instant run-off voting, or, “top-two,” as it’s being called.

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