George McDonald

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid RunoffBill de Blasio's poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.
Republican Mayoral Candidates Get Into The Issues During DebateThe three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.
Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First TimeThis is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.
Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk RulingReaction is pouring in to a judge's ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.
AARP Calls Weiner's Language At Mayoral Forum 'Unfortunate'The exchange between 69-year-old George McDonald and 48-year-old Anthony Weiner was all caught on camera during the forum at Hunter College.
Weiner Calls GOP Candidate 'Grandpa' At AARP Mayoral ForumMayoral candidate Anthony Weiner made waves Tuesday, when he called a Republican rival “grandpa” during a confrontation at a forum sponsored by the AARP.
10 Candidates Take Part In Mayoral ForumPersonal attacks, name calling and even an arrest highlighted Tuesday's mayoral forum at Hunter College.
NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weiner Entering RaceSeveral candidates weighed in on the latest addition to the race Wednesday morning at the Crain’s New York Business Democratic debate, just hours after Weiner released a YouTube video declaring his bid for mayor.
Poll: Weiner Second In Democratic Field For New York City MayorNew York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.
Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral RaceThe former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
Billionaire John Catsimatidis Officially Enters NYC Mayor's RaceThe Republican joins an increasingly crowded field of GOP, Democratic and other candidates seeking to succeed the term-limited, Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
New Poll Mixed News For Mayoral Hopeful Joseph LhotaAt 23 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Lhota would handily beat all other Republican challengers for the nomination. But the good news for him could stop there, according to Quinnipiac's Maurice Carroll.