David Dinkins, New York City's Only Black Mayor, Dead At 93Dinkins was a kind and dignified man who referred to the city's diverse population as the "gorgeous mosaic" and he had a soft spot in his heart for children.
Mayoral Candidate Takes Phone Call From God During Live DebateA Florida man had a "conversation" with God while on stage during a Florida mayoral debate.
Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral RaceCity Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.
NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City HallBill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.
Inauguration Ceremony Held For Norwalk Mayor The Norwalk High School String Quartet played in the background as Mayor Harry Rilling was sworn in by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.
Bloomberg Says He Hopes De Blasio Administration 'Even Better'Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hopes for a "seamless transition.''
De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under MicroscopeEmboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
Democrats Retake Mayor's Office In Stamford, Conn.Democrats on Tuesday night retook control of the mayor's office in Stamford, Conn., with businessman David Martin defeating former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele.
Toni Harp Elected First New Mayor Of New Haven In 20 YearsConnecticut state Sen. Toni Harp has been elected the first woman mayor of New Haven in 20 years, and as well as the city’s first woman mayor.
Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte's RemarksDemocrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.
Likely Interim Newark Mayor Outlines Crime-Fighting PlansBesides all the new development in Newark that left U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker will leave behind, the city’s crime problem will also be left for others to tackle.
Fiscal Issues Front And Center In First De Blasio-Lhota Debate Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city's fiscal issues -- income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.
De Blasio, James Announce Endorsement Of Each OtherMayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and public advocate candidate Letitia James announced a mutual endorsement Saturday.
Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race"I don't take anything for granted," de Blasio told 1010 WINS. "Even though this is a wonderful poll, we've over a month ahead and we're going to work very hard."
BOE: 78K Paper Ballots To Be Counted In Democratic Mayoral PrimaryBipartisan teams across the city are unsealing and opening more than 5,000 voting machines Friday.