Brigid Bergin

Reporter

Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

Absentee Ballot Count Could Decide Close Races Starting This Week

Monday, November 09, 2020

The New York City Board of Elections is set to begin counting around 550,000 absentee ballots on Tuesday, more than five times the number of absentee ballots the city counted in 2016.

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New York Elections Results Recap, With More Votes To Be Counted

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

More than 2.3 million city voters turned out to vote during early voting and Election Day in New York. WNYC’s Brigid Bergin joined host David Furst with the latest.

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NYC and NJ Voters Turn Out In Record Numbers

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Hear how voting has gone in New York and New Jersey as voters turn out in record numbers.

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Kate (and Brigid) Have a Plan

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds and Brigid Bergin, WNYC's City Hall and politics reporter, join us for Election Day updates. 

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Early Voting Sets Records And Spurs Calls For Reform

Monday, November 02, 2020

WNYC's City Hall and politics reporter Brigid Bergin joins host David Furst to discuss the end of early voting and preview Election Day.

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New Early Voting Site Brings Relief For Some, Raises Questions For Others

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Voters on the Upper East Side will be getting some relief from long early voting lines. But WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports, officials say more needs to be done.

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Hours-Long Lines, Confusion and Huge Turnout for Early Voting in NY So Far

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

How the Board of Elections is handling the surge in voters, and why the lines longer at some polling places and non-existent at others.

Not All Early Voting Lines Are Equal

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

As voters continue to line up for early voting, WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports there is a reason some people are waiting longer to vote than others.

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Board of Elections Assigns Disparate Numbers Of Voters To Early Voting Sites

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The number of voters assigned to each site ranges from nearly 120,000 to fewer than 10,000. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.

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Record Breaking Early Voting Turnout For First Weekend - With Some Caveats

Monday, October 26, 2020

Nearly 194,000 voters cast ballots on opening early voting weekend — more than the number that voted during all nine days in 2019 and in the 2020 primary combined.

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New York City Voters Turn Out For Early Voting

Sunday, October 25, 2020

New York City voters showed up in record-breaking numbers for early voting this weekend. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports

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De Blasio Plans Election Observer Corps Without Any Volunteers Trained Or Recruited

Friday, October 23, 2020

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Mayor de Blasio plans to send hundreds of volunteer city workers out to monitor poll sites on Election Day. 

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Early Voting is About to Start in New York

Friday, October 23, 2020

Here's what you need to know. 

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Election’s “Essential Workers” Still Waiting For Poll Site Assignments

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Election officials call them “essential workers” but, just days before voting starts, WNYC’s Brigid Bergin reports many are still waiting for their assignments.

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Warren Boosts WFP In Existential Election Fight

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The left-leaning Working Families Party is asking voters to do more than support the Democratic presidential ticket. 

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Politics As Usual: City Council Democrats Approve Elections Commissioners

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The City Council Democrats approved two appointments to the New York City Board of Elections. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports.

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Exodus From the de Blasio Administration Continues

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Two more high-level members of the de Blasio administration are heading for the exit.

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Attorney And Former De Blasio Administration Official Maya Wiley Launches 2021 Mayoral Bid

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Civil rights attorney and former de Blasio administration official Maya Wiley is launching her mayoral campaign. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports

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The Role Police Dogs Play in Police Violence

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

The Marshall Project conducted a year-long investigation into police dogs and how little oversight surrounds them.

Activists Remember the Lives Lost as Pandemic Continues

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

This past weekend, 20,000 folding chairs, each representing 10 people, filled the Ellipse lawn in Washington, D.C., just south of the White House.