What Does the City Council Do?
The City Council is the legislative, or law-making, branch of New York City’s government. Councilmembers introduce and vote on bills, negotiate and approve the City’s budget, and monitor city agencies.
You can vote for one candidate for city council.
Candidates on the Ballot
About NYC Matching Funds Program
The New York City Campaign Finance Board’s matching funds program matches every $1 from a local donor with up to $8 of city funding, encouraging city candidates to focus on their communities instead of special interests.