Bill 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.
The 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.
This 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.
Reaction 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.
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.
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner made waves Tuesday, when he called a Republican rival “grandpa” during a confrontation at a forum sponsored by the AARP.
Personal attacks, name calling and even an arrest highlighted Tuesday’s mayoral forum at Hunter College.
Several 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.
New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.
The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
The 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.
At 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.
There is heavy-hitting support for MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, a man who got high marks for his handling of Sandy.