Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.
With just four days to go before the mayoral election, Democratic candidate and frontrunner Bill de Blasio was out Saturday reminding voters why he believes he should be the city’s chief executive.
One of the pressing issues facing the next mayor of New York City will be unsettled union contracts for city workers.
Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.
A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.
Largely absent from Lhota’s campaign, Giuliani swooped in Friday to rally seniors on Staten Island’s South Shore.
Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.
A day after the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, New York’s mayoral candidates, meeting in their third and final debate Wednesday, each said they were the best choice to lead the city through another natural disaster.
Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
A major issue for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is making sure wealthy New Yorkers pay more taxes to fund education, but anything that happens would have to go through Albany.