mayor’s race

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio campaigns at the West Indian Day Parade on September 2, 2013. Over a million people are expected to attend the 46th annual parade.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Bill De Blasio Not Expecting Easy Win In Democratic Mayoral Primary

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.

09/06/2013

Bill de Blasio speaks at a campaign event outside City Hall on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bill De Blasio Lays Out Plan To Boost Education

The mayoral candidate said he supports universal pre-kindergarten and expanded after-school programs.

08/29/2013

Bill Thompson

Thompson Unveils Plan To Reform Stop-And-Frisk

The Democrat said protecting civil rights and preventing crime do not have to be competing ideas.

08/20/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

City To Start Appeals Process Of Stop-And-Frisk Decision Friday

Speaking Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it would be irresponsible if the next administration decided to stop the appeal.

08/15/2013

John Liu, Rev. Al Sharpton, Anthony Weiner, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and Bill de Blasio (L-R) following a mayoral candidates sleepover at a NYCHA housing complex in East Harlem. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Reflect On Overnight In Housing Complex

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.

07/21/2013

Joe Lhota (credit: MTA)

GOP Official: Former MTA Chairman Lhota To Officially Announce Mayoral Run

Joe Lhota stepped down from the MTA at the end of December to consider a run for the city’s top office.

01/03/2013