Brigid Bergin


Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Low Voter Turnout Means Trouble for de Blasio and Queens Council Incumbent

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

While Mayor de Blasio defended his victory as a mandate, Councilwoman Liz Crowley may not even end up with a victory, much less a mandate.

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Election Day Podcast Special: The Queens Machine

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

WNYC's Brian Lehrer and reporter Brigid Bergin take you behind the scenes to show you how politics really works in New York.

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Like it or Not, 300,000 Voters Get New Poll Sites

Monday, November 06, 2017

One out of every five poll sites in New York City has been changed. But the Board of Elections isn't putting up any signs to help voters find their way.

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Comptroller Finds City Board of Elections Needs Management Overhaul

Friday, November 03, 2017

In an audit released Friday, Stringer uncovered a host of problems in visits to 156 poll sites on three different voting days last year.

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Queens Machine, Part 4: Meet the Boss

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Rep. Joseph Crowley is the fourth most powerful Democrat in Congress — and head of the Queens County Democratic Committee. More on his power and his prospects.

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WATCH NOW: The Final NYC Mayoral Debate

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Three mayoral candidates meet for the final debate Wednesday night with the general election less than a week away.


Queens Machine, Part 3: Inside the Belly of the Machine

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

From the original machine —Tammany Hall — to the modern Queens Democratic County Committee.

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Queens Machine, Part 2: Fight 'Em or Join 'Em

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Meet a couple of veteran activists from St. Albans in Queens who make a point of challenging the machine.


Queens Machine, Part 1: You've Got to Pay Your Dues

Monday, October 30, 2017

Two women climbing the political ladder learn the obstacles and opportunities of running for office in Queens.


City Board of Elections Admits It Broke the Law, Accepts Reforms

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The board announced a tentative settlement in a lawsuit over a massive voter purge ahead of the presidential primary last spring — first reported by WNYC.

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De Blasio's Plan to Get Traffic Moving

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mayor de Blasio proposed five ways to reduce congestion — amidst the roar of midtown Manhattan traffic on Sunday.

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5 Takeaways From The Rowdy Mayoral Debate Everyone's Still Talking About

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio sparred Tuesday night with his top opponents State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Independent candidate Bo Dietl. There was lots of drama. 

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Mayoral Debate Recap

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

What you need to know about Tuesday's night's raucous New York City mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio, Nicole Malliotakis and Bo Dietl.

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What to Watch in the New York and New Jersey Debates Tonight

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.

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Lawmaker to City Board of Elections: Follow the Law

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

City Councilman Dan Gardonick sent a stern letter to the city Board of Elections after it failed to post signs on old poll sites — and demanding action before November.


This Week in Politics: The Gloves Come… On

Saturday, September 16, 2017

A big primary victory for Mayor de Blasio. A tough challenge for his Republican opponent.

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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.


Breaking Down Primary Election Results

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

POLITICO New York's Laura Nahmias, City Limits' Jarret Murphy, and WNYC's Brigid Bergin discuss the shoo-ins and surprises in Tuesday's primary election results. 

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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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