For the most part, the 2019 elections were local, which still means they impact everyday lives as much as any other year.

In New York City, Jumaane Williams was elected Public Advocate, Melinda Katz was elected Queens District Attorney, and all five ballot proposals passed, including ranked choice voting. Read here for more details on those results. Democratic candidates also fared well in Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Make sure you are registered to vote at your current address, so you can vote next year in the primary and general elections.