New York City Mayor

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks as Bill Bratton, who he named to lead the NYPD, listens, Dec. 5, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Free Tickets Available For De Blasio Inauguration

The swearing in will take place in front of City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at noon. Incoming New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Letita James, both Democrats, will also be sworn in at the ceremony at City Hall Plaza.

12/26/2013

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio gives his victory speech on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio In Washington For New Mayors Meeting At White House

The mayor-elect is going into the meeting with some big ideas regarding federal investments into education, infrastructure.

12/13/2013

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

Eye On Politics: Quinn Says Her ‘Record Of Delivering’ Sets Her Apart From Field

A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.

07/18/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorses Bill Thompson. (credit: CSA NYC)

Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals Union

President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union’s 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.

06/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Bashes Mayoral Opponents, Touts Own Record Of Results

The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.

06/17/2013

City Council Speaker and Mayoral Hopeful Christine Quinn in Lower Manhattan, April 9, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Quinn On The Attack After PAC Launches Anti-Quinn Ad Campaign

Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said lawyers will decide if the newly registered political action committee New York City is Not For Sale violated any campaign finance rules by launching million-dollar ad camapgin.

04/09/2013

John Catsimatidis (file / credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York City Police Foundation, Inc.)

Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Warns ‘Wrong Mayor’ Could Send City Backwards

The billionaire businessman discussed his vision for the city’s future, weighed in on the NYPD inspector general debate and commented on colleague who was arrested in Tuesday’s political bribery scheme.

04/02/2013

Tom Allon (file/credit: Allan Montaine/tomallonformayor.com)

Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.

03/18/2013

Twitter's Jack Dorsey at the opening of the company's new offices - New York, NY - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Twitter Founder Says He Hopes Someday To Run For New York City Mayor

Speaking to CBS News’ Lara Logan in a segment broadcast Sunday on “60 Minutes,” Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said he wants to run for New York City mayor someday.

03/17/2013

John Liu

Comptroller John Liu Formally Launches Bid For Mayor

Liu made the announcement Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall. He has long been expected to run for mayor.

03/17/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn formally kicks of mayoral run March 10, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Quinn Formally Announces Run For Mayor

In a 5-minute long video posted to Twitter, Quinn discussed her background and her experience.

03/10/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch at the White House - Mar. 14, 2012 (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies; Share Your Condolences

Please share your thoughts on Koch and your condolences with us below.

02/01/2013

Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Announces Mayoral Campaign

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for mayor Sunday, citing a need to bring leadership and services to every community in the city.

01/27/2013

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

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