Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Garcia Notches Daily News Endorsement, Wiley Locks in Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Sunday, May 16, 2021

WNYC's Brigid Bergin joins Morning Edition host Michael Hill with a primary election update. 


First Official Mayoral Debate Recap

Friday, May 14, 2021

Brigid Bergin, WNYC City Hall and politics reporter, joins us to recap last night's first official mayoral debate and take listeners' calls.


Democratic Mayoral Candidates Mix It Up In First Official Debate

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The eight leading candidates faced-off for two hours on Thursday night. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


Report: No Intentional Interference In Faulty Absentee Ballots For 2020 Election

Thursday, May 13, 2021

City investigators found that no one intentionally sought to sabotage nearly 100-thousand absentee ballots last year. 


Met Museum Agrees To Be Early Voting Site As City Expands To 104 Locations

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The New York City Board of Elections designated 104 early voting sites across the city, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


New York Restores Voting Rights For Formerly Incarcerated People

Monday, May 10, 2021

Governor Cuomo signed a bill that automatically restores voting rights when people are released from prison. 


Ranked-Choice Voting For The Best Big Apple Books

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Practice ranked choice voting with books - from Gothamist and NYPL.

Dianne Morales Warns Rivals “Don’t Sleep On This Campaign”

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Progressive Dianne Morales is trying to break out of the mayoral pack with a grassroots campaign. WNYC’s Brigid Bergin has this profile.


Primary Day Primer: What You Need To Know With Less Than Six Weeks Until Voting Begins

Sunday, May 02, 2021

Each Monday between now and Primary Day, WNYC and Gothamist's election team will be joining us to tell us what we need to know. To kick things off, we have WNYC's Brigid Bergin.


Stringer's Mayoral Campaign Loses More Key Endorsements

Friday, April 30, 2021

Fallout continues for Scott Stringer, who's running for mayor, after facing sexual assault allegations this week. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


Report: Youth Voters Saw Largest Uptick In Voter Turnout Of Any Age Group in 2020

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

There's some good news for younger voters.


Group Dedicated To Women Candidates Jumps Into NYC Election, Backs Wiley For Mayor

Monday, April 26, 2021

A group dedicated to electing more women in New York City has launched a political action committee to close the money gap between male and female candidates.


Teachers Union Backs Stringer For Mayor

Monday, April 19, 2021

The teachers union has picked its mayoral candidate. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports they're going with Comptroller Scott Stringer.


Twelve Mayoral Candidates To Appear On Democratic Mayoral Primary Ballot

Friday, April 16, 2021

The ballot is set for the upcoming primary election for New York City mayor.


Voter Education On Ranked Choice Voting Just Getting Started In NYC

Thursday, April 15, 2021

With the primary elections fast approaching, candidates and voting advocates say it will be "an all hands on deck situation" to spread the word about ranked-choice voting.


Working Families Party Ranks Stringer, Morales And Wiley For Mayor

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The left-leaning third party picked their first, second and third choices for mayor. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports. 


Working Families Party Sets Sights On Endorsing The Next NYC Mayor

Sunday, April 11, 2021

The left-leaning Working Families Party is expected to decide on its mayoral endorsement this week. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


At Coney Island Reopening, Lieutenant Governor Dodges Questions About Cuomo

Friday, April 09, 2021

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was at the reopening of Coney Island amusements Friday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports she dodged questions about Governor Cuomo's scandals.


Ethics Watchdog Files Complaint Alleging Cuomo Misused Campaign Funds

Thursday, April 01, 2021

A national ethics watchdog says Governor Cuomo misused campaign resources to promote his book. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports their complaint may hit a roadblock


City Councilmembers and Candidates Call On Speaker To Release $200,000 Sexual Harassment Audit

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Council members and candidates want Speaker Corey Johnson to release an audit — paid for by taxpayers — on sexual harassment in the legislative body.