Jenny Ye

WNYC Data News

Jenny Ye is the producer of the WNYC Data News team. She works closely with reporters and editors on data driven stories, from research to visualization. She is a native New Yorker, and studied Computer Science and Ethnic Studies at Harvard College. She tweets at @thepapaya.

She tweets at @thepapaya.

Jenny Ye appears in the following:

Across the Country, Workplace Retaliation Claims Have Increased

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Retaliation claims now make up almost half of all employment discrimination complaints in the United States. WNYC is looking for stories of retaliation in New York and New Jersey.

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Study: Income Doesn’t Determine Academic Growth

Monday, December 18, 2017

A new study that compares academic growth in school districts across the nation reveals that the achievement gap in New York City grows from third to eighth grade. 


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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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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City Spends Billions on Sandy-Damaged Homes, but Leaves Many Vulnerable

Thursday, October 26, 2017

At last 3,500 properties added to the flood zone received aid, but were not required to elevate above flood levels.


Voter Guide: Who You Gonna Call to Replace Chris Christie?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Use this tool to find out where the major-party candidates stand. The election is November 7th.

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Your New York City Voter Guide to the 2017 Elections

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Find out who will be on your ballot. 

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BX Native Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" Tops Billboard 100

Monday, September 25, 2017

The Bronx-native is the first female rapper to reach number one with a solo since Lauryn Hill released "Doo Wop" 19 years ago. 


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.


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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Brooklyn DA's Pledge to Reduce Marijuana Prosecutions Makes Little Difference

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Three years ago, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced he would no longer prosecute as many people for marijuana possession. But WNYC found the impact wasn’t as big as expected.

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Our Voter Guide for the 2017 Primary

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Gotham Gazette
Primary elections for mayor, Brooklyn District Attorney, City Council members and more are today. Learn about the races in your district and where to go to vote.

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Single Digit Turnout in Uptown Special Election

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The victor, Democrat Brian Benjamin, crushed the competition with only 4 percent of voters showing up for a vacant seat in the state senate.


Your Vote Didn't Count, and the Board Didn't Tell You in Time to Do Anything About It

Friday, May 12, 2017

Of the 168,000 people who cast affidavit ballots in last November’s election, more than 78,000 did not count. Guess how many voters the Board notified by the legal deadline?

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MAP: Find the Lead-Tainted Water Fountains in NYC Schools

Thursday, March 30, 2017

While city workers are fixing water fountains in the public schools tainted by high levels of lead, WNYC is attempting to map every lead-positive fountain — but we need your help.

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De Blasio's Latest Homeless Plan Faces Obstacles

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The mayor plans to help the homeless stay in the neighborhoods they come from and distribute shelters more fairly across the city. Can he do both at once?

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City Proposes Halving Cost of Tennis Permits

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The annual adult tennis permit would be reduced to $100.

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What You Need to Know About Voting in New York and New Jersey

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Check info on where to vote and how to take part in tracking election-day problems as part of WNYC's collaboration with ProPublica's "Electionland" project.

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Rage Against The Political Machine

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Emily Gallagher may have lost her bid against the Brooklyn Democratic party machine, but her story sheds light on how people in power traffic in favors and influence.

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