Mayoral Candidates

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

Mayoral Debate Postponed For Sandy Anniversary

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.

10/27/2013

Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000

There has been a stunning development in the race for New York City mayor. Tens of thousands of ballots have yet to be counted, leaving open the possibility that there could be a runoff to pick a Democratic Party nominee.

09/12/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly Blasts Candidates, Says Terrorism Must Be ‘Top Priority’ For Next Mayor

Kelly said none of the candidates have requested a terrorism briefing from the police department. He said the public should be asking whether or not candidates understand the threat to New York City.

09/09/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio

Cuomo Rushes To De Blasio’s Defense Over Bloomberg’s Comments

After vowing to stay out of the mayoral race, Gov. Andrew Cuomo rushed to the defense of Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio Sunday.

09/08/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Quinn Slams De Blasio Over Report About Meeting With ‘Slumlord’

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn attacked rival Bill de Blasio on Sunday, after a newspaper report claimed he met with a “slumlord” on Staten Island.

09/01/2013

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls (L-R): Christine Quinn (credit: council.nyc.gov); Bill Thompson (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images); John Liu (credit: comptroller.nyc.gov); Bill de Blasio (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for NY1)

De Blasio Slammed By Several Fellow Candidates At Mayoral Debate

Bill de Blasio in particular was the target of several barbs Wednesday evening, as seven Democratic mayoral candidates went head-to-head in their third debate.

08/21/2013

Bill de Blasio appears at a campaign event in downtown Brooklyn. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Hits Trail For First Time As Democratic Front-Runner

The mayoral candidate appeared on national television, then was greeted by a small crowd energized by his new status.

08/14/2013

NYCHA's Lincoln Houses in East Harlem (file/credit: NYCHA)

Woman Charged In Deadly Shooting Outside Lincoln Houses Development

A 34-year-old homeless woman has been arrested and charged in a shooting that killed another woman outside the Lincoln Houses in Harlem this week.

07/24/2013

NYCHA's Lincoln Houses in East Harlem (file/credit: NYCHA)

Police: Woman Dead In Harlem Shooting, 2 Days After Mayoral Candidate Sleepover

A woman has died after gunfire rang out at the Lincoln Houses public housing development in East Harlem Tuesday – just two days after six Democratic mayoral candidates spent the night in the complex.

07/23/2013

Anthony Weiner (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayoral Candidates To Sleep In Harlem Public Housing Building Saturday Night

Democrats Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner, Bill de Blasio, William Thompson Jr., John Liu and independent Adolfo Carrion Jr. will spend Saturday night in a Harlem public housing building.

07/20/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

UFT Mayoral Candidate Forum

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers’ Union Forum

Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/11/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Candidate: Anthony Weiner Should Run For Mayor

Former New York U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is spending what were once his campaign funds on polling and campaign research.

03/16/2013

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Poll Puts Quinn Well Ahead Among Mayoral Candidates

So just who is the favorite to be the new mayor of New York City? At least one poll provides some idea.

11/24/2012