Every 10 years, the United States government collects data on who, where, and how people live around the country. This year, the census presents a new challenge, pushing states to rush statutory deadlines to redistrict and reallocate seats within their legislatures.

It’s no secret that the United States will soon be a majority-minority country and that ethnicities are changing rapidly. However, this demographic shift has major implications for America’s political scene, both alleviating and raising concerns for various political groups.

Here’s a little background on the census for those who are…

In March, Andrew Cuomo was at the top of the political world, his response in New York was lauded by the Democrats as excellent, and many thought that he had a future in federal politics. However, since, almost a dozen women have come forward, accusing him of sexual harassment in the workplace, and a recent report by the Attorney General confirms their reports. What does it mean for his future in politics?

In a video statement later in the day, Cuomo denied the allegations, but the report did not stop New York lawmakers to call for him to step down. Indeed, he is now under more pressure to resign than ever, as Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi have now called for his…

While ranked-choice voting has already been used in a number of municipalities and the state of Maine, it’s still a relatively untested system. This past week, however, it was tested in a new and much larger district: New York City.

After dealing with an accidental vote release, a number of nationally recognizable candidates, and attention from around the country, New York’s Democratic primary election, and likely its ultimate winner, was finally decided: Eric Adams, the Brooklyn Borough President, was chosen as the nominee.

What makes this election unique isn’t so…

Yash Rajpal

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