Brigid Bergin


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Former Council Member James Gennaro Takes Commanding Lead in CD Special Election

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

It was supposed be the first test of the new ranked choice voting system, but it might not be much of a test after all. WNYC's senior political correspondent Brigid Bergin reports.


The Mayor's Job and the Issues That Matter To Voters

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

What do you want to hear more about from the mayoral candidates ahead of the June primary?

State Board of Elections Agrees To Help New York City Implement Ranked Choice Voting

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

An impasse has been cleared on year-long standoff between city and state election officials, one that threatened the rollout of ranked choice voting in New York City. 


NYC Board Of Elections Plans To Hand Count Ranked-Choice Voting Results After Impasses With State

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The city Board of Elections said Tuesday that they planned to manually tally the results. 


Ranked Choice Voting Makes Its New York City Debut In Queens Special Election

Friday, January 22, 2021

The polls open for a special election in Queens Saturday. It's also the city's first election with ranked choice voting. 


As Harris Becomes Vice President, Women Of Color Reflect On The Last Four Years

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

When President Trump was elected a number of local women were inspired to run for office or get involved - as Democrats. Hear how they view this moment in history.


NY's Congressional Objectors Face Skittish Donors

Friday, January 15, 2021

Members of Congress from New York were among those who objected to certifying the election. WNYC and Gothamist looked into who their financial backers are, and where they stand.


Cuomo Delivers First State Of The State Installment

Monday, January 11, 2021

Governor Cuomo delivered the first of what will be several state of the state speeches Monday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


Cuomo To Back Election Reforms In Annual Address

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Governor Cuomo plans to include a series of election reforms in his annual State of the State address on Monday.


NY Congressional Delegation Reacts To Pro-Trump Insurrectionists

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

WNYC's Politics Reporter Brigid Bergin checks in with members of New York's congressional delegation, including two of its newest members. 


Priorities for NYC's Next Mayor

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Your priorities for the next Mayor of NYC.

Torres Heads To Congress As Country's First Afro-Latino Representative

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Representative-elect Ritchie Torres is going from the City Council to Congress, as he says from public housing in the Bronx to the People’s House. Hear how he’s approaching the new job.


Cuomo Makes Automatic Voter Registration Law In New York

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The bill signed Tuesday will make it easier for people to register to vote. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


Justice Rejects Lawsuit Against Ranked Choice Voting

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

A judge in Manhattan dealt a blow to opponents of ranked choice voting on Wednesday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


Candidates For 2021 City Offices Receive First Matching Funds Payment

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The New York City Finance Board issued its first public matching funds for candidates running in the 2021 election. WNYC's Brigid Bergin looks at the numbers.


Electors Head to Albany Including Big City Mayors Except De Blasio

Monday, December 14, 2020

The Electoral College meets in state capitols across the country on Monday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports who will - and will not - be in Albany.


Women Of Color Running For City Council Urge Support For Ranked-Choice Voting

Sunday, December 13, 2020

More than 20 candidates running for City Council next year are urging the body not to delay the start of ranked-choice voting. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports


Lawsuit Seeks To Block Ranked Choice Voting Next Year

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

A group of City Council members is taking legal action to try to delay the rollout of ranked choice voting next year. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.


City Council Holds Hearing On Voter Approved Ranked Choice Voting

Sunday, December 06, 2020

WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports the system set to take effect next year is facing some pushback.


More Than Three Million Voters Cast Ballots In Presidential Contest

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The New York City Board of Elections officially certified the results of the November election Tuesday. WNYC's Brigid Bergin has the numbers.