Decision 2020

Spectrum News NY1 takes a look at the key races in New York City politics.




VOTING QUESTIONS


WHERE IS MY POLL SITE?

VOTING FAQS

WHO'S ON THE BALLOT?


QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT SPECIAL ELECTION: MARCH 24

UPDATE: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced March 15 that the special election for Queens borough president will not take place March 24 due to the coronavirus outbreak. It’s not clear when the next election for the post will be scheduled.

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 37 SPECIAL ELECTION: APRIL 28

NEW YORK PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY: APRIL 28
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES
Joe Biden
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JOE BIDEN

  • 47th Vice President - served from 2009-2017
  • Served as U.S. senator from Delaware from 1973-2009
  • Ran unsuccessfully for Democratic nomination for president in 1988 and 2008
Bernie Sanders
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BERNIE SANDERS

  • U.S. senator from Vermont - first elected in 2007
  • Served as U.S. House representative from Vermont's at-large district from 1991-2007
  • Ran unsuccessfully for Democratic nomination for president in 2016
Mike Bloomberg
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TULSI GABBARD

  • U.S. representative from Hawaii's second district - has served since 2013
  • Was a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2013-2016
  • First female combat veteran to run for president of the United States
     

NEW YORK'S 11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Max Rose

MAX ROSE (D) - incumbent

  • Defeated Republican Rep. Dan Donovan in 2018
  • Former veteran of War in Afghanistan
  • Voted yes on impeachement of President Donald Trump
  • Endorsed Michael Bloomberg in Democratic primary
Nicole Malliotakis

NICOLE MALLIOTAKIS (R)

  • Represents Staten Island and Brooklyn in the 64th Assembly District
  • Was Republican nominee for NYC mayor in 2017
  • Opposed impeachment of Donald Trump