Mayoral Candidate

New York State Sen. Tony Avella (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Avella Defeats Former Comptroller Liu In State Senate Primary

New York State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Queens) defeated former New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu in the Democratic primary for the state’s 11th Senate District Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

Anthony Weiner, a candidate for New York City mayor, visits a senior center in Manhattan on August 13, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Weiner Planning Nonprofit Restaurant In Rockaways

A published report Thursday said former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is planning to open a restaurant in the Rockaways.

08/07/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Man Charged In Torching Of Newark Mayoral Candidate’s Bus

A man was arrested Friday after a candidate for Newark mayor’s campaign bus was torched.

04/04/2014

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For ‘Race Baiting’ Comments

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.

11/03/2013

Tamra Roberts Lhota

Tamra Roberts Lhota Talks About Life As Wife, Top Adviser To Mayoral Candidate

Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.

10/30/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Layoffs At Long Island College Hospital Have Been Postponed

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital

10/28/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: ‘I Am Against Tax Increases — That’s My Position’

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.

10/26/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration Reform

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.

10/23/2013

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Bill de Blasio, Letitia James

De Blasio, James Announce Endorsement Of Each Other

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and public advocate candidate Letitia James announced a mutual endorsement Saturday.

10/05/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Criticizes De Blasio For Cutting Back On Campaign Appearances

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota has been criticizing Democratic rival Bill de Blasio this week for what he calls de Blasio’s post-primary slack.

09/28/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Mayoral Candidate Thompson Among Leaders For African-American Day Parade

The Rev. Al Sharpton, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, former Mayor David Dinkins and U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were among the grand marshals Sunday for the African-American Day Parade in Harlem.

09/15/2013

Anthony Weiner, Sydney Leathers

Sydney Leathers Takes Center Stage As Weiner’s Mayoral Campaign Ends

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner was the first to concede in the Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday night, but the scene was less than pretty.

09/11/2013

Quinn With Koch's Friends

Quinn Gathers With Ed Koch’s Longtime Friends To Remember Late Mayor

City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn took a seat at the table Saturday at the weekly luncheon with late Mayor Ed Koch’s inner circle.

09/07/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Thompson Calls For Move Away From Standardized Testing

In a campaign stop on Staten Island Wednesday morning, Democrat Bill Thompson spelled out his education policy – with a focus on moving away from testing.

09/04/2013

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