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Race to the Run-off

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Just a handful of Democratic voters will likely choose the city’s next comptroller and public advocate, in what is expected to be a very low-turnout run-off on Sept. 29. On primary day, Sept. 15, only 11 percent of the city’s voters bothered to come out. The races for public advocate and comptroller were the nail-biters [&hellip
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Election Cheat Sheet

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During the past few months, these papers have provided ongoing coverage of the various candidates vying for office this fall, as well as overviews of the mayor’s race focused on a different topic each month. To help readers before they head to the polls on Sept. 15, we’ve created a simplified roundup for each candidate [&hellip
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Election Briefs

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SPLIT ENDORSEMENTS FROM MANHATTAN POLS—Three Manhattan elected officials have made split endorsements in the race for comptroller. Borough President Scott Stringer and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal threw their support to John Liu, a Council member from Queens. Liu has racked up most of his support from unions and the city’s black and Latino lawmakers. Stringer [&hellip
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VOTE WITH YOUR FEET, ON BUS OR TRAIN

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Race, gender and income level are strong indicators of whom a Manhattan voter chooses in a Democratic primary, but one pollster is looking at the borough’s commuters for a clue. Pollster Matthew Weaver, of Bronstein & Weaver Inc., broke down the borough’s 2005 Democratic primary and noted how areas with a lot of bus commuters, [&hellip
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Decision '09: Primary Profiles

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With two major citywide races and one Manhattan-wide contest this September, Democratic primary voters could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. On primary day, a total of 11 candidates will vie for three high-profile positions: city comptroller, public advocate and Manhattan district attorney. This week we continue a series of profiles featuring one candidate [&hellip
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The Next D.A.

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The Democratic hopefuls for Manhattan district attorney have similar policies on crime prevention, alternative sentencing and building community coalitions. And they are all alumni of the 89-year-old Robert Morgenthau’s office. But in the months before the September primary, each has highlighted a different background to illustrate why they are the right person to run the [&hellip
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