Despite his poll numbers may be hovering above 40 percent, De Blasio said he still expects to be locked in a runoff after Tuesday’s primary — though he wouldn’t say who he’d prefer to run against. That, he said, is for the people to decide.
The mayoral candidate said he supports universal pre-kindergarten and expanded after-school programs.
The Democrat said protecting civil rights and preventing crime do not have to be competing ideas.
Speaking Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it would be irresponsible if the next administration decided to stop the appeal.
Residents at the Lincoln Houses complex in East Harlem rolled out the welcome mat so the candidates can see what life is really like for the 3,100 residents.
Joe Lhota stepped down from the MTA at the end of December to consider a run for the city’s top office.