Battle for Black Voters in N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Centers on Policing

As New York’s Democratic primary nears, Black voters appear torn between Eric Adams and Maya Wiley and their divergent views on balancing public safety and civil rights.

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Is Bill de Blasio Secretly Backing Eric Adams for Mayor?

The mayor is not making a public endorsement in the primary race, but he is believed to favor Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president.

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NYC Mayoral Race: Poll Shows Adams in First, Garcia Second

With early voting underway, the candidates are making their final cases to voters, and they are attacking their closest rivals.

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Garcia Rakes in Donations: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams takes heat for a comment on schools, while Curtis Sliwa gets Rudy Giuliani’s endorsement for the Republican nomination.

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Candidates’ Blueprints for Easing the Housing Crisis

Democrats running for mayor face a problem that may have worsened during the pandemic.Their plans have overlaps and differences.

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New York Has a Housing Crisis. How Would the Mayoral Candidates Fix It?

New York City’s affordability problems were laid bare by the pandemic. Mayoral candidates offer solutions, but steep political and logistical obstacles remain.

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Early Voting Begins in Wide-Open Race for New York Mayor

Voters seem most concerned about quality of life issues and public safety. They are also trying to figure out ranked-choice voting.

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Has New York Hit a Progressive Plateau? The Mayor’s Race Is a Key Test.

Concerns about crime are dominating the Democratic primary, and the party’s left wing has just started to coalesce.

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Under Fire Over Residency, Eric Adams Goes on the Offensive

The leader in the N.Y.C. mayoral race decided to join in the debate he had earlier said he would skip. His supporters said they were standing firm.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race: Residency Questions and an Endorsement

The residency of Eric Adams and his fitness for office came under fire as the contest barreled toward the start of early voting.

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In the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race, Being Second Might Be Good Enough to Win

Political campaigns are considering cross-endorsements and vying for the No. 2 spot on voters’ ballots.

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Where Does Eric Adams Live? Rivals Question His Residency and Ethics.

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York mayor, tried to rebut questions about whether he lives part-time in New Jersey, while his opponents sought to cast doubt on his truthfulness.

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Eric Adams Gives Apartment Tour Amid Residency Questions

As Mr. Adams invited reporters to Brooklyn to rebut questions about whether he lives part-time in New Jersey, one of his rivals in the mayor’s race, Maya Wiley, received a major endorsement.

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Eric Adams Draws Fire for Skipping Mayoral Debate

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, was accused by his rivals of trying to dodge scrutiny of questions about his residency.

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Andrew Yang Is Hit With Negative Ads From Animal Rights Leaders

In 2013, the animal rights leaders helped undermine the mayoral campaign of Christine Quinn, boosting the chances of the eventual winner, Bill de Blasio.

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Wiley Wins the Progressives: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

With just two weeks to go before the primary, Maya Wiley is consolidating support from the left wing of the Democratic Party.

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How Will the Mayoral Candidates Manage New York’s Streets?

Eight leading Democratic candidates share their ideas for curbing congestion and improving pedestrian and cyclist safety.

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After a Fiery N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate, Who’s Ahead? Who Knows?

With the campaign in its homestretch, candidates took turns attacking one another, but largely failed to distinguish themselves in a crowded and still undecided race.

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Andrew Yang and Eric Adams Rivalry Takes Center Stage After Debate

Both candidates, who are considered front-runners, have sharpened their tone, launching attacks on each other during and after Wednesday’s debate.

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Standout Moments from the First In-Person Democratic Debate

Here are a few things to know about the biggest clashes among candidates for mayor as they attacked one another in more personal terms.

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The N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate’s Winners and Losers

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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5 Takeaways From the Second Democratic Debate for N.Y.C. Mayor

The candidates clashed over policing, education, housing, job creation and the city’s economy.

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Crime and Qualifications at Issue in Heated N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The eight Democratic contenders jousted in contentious exchanges over the fundamental question of who among them was qualified to run New York City.

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How to Watch Tonight’s Mayoral Debate

The second debate, featuring eight Democratic candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Christine Quinn: When Will New York Elect a Woman Mayor?

Women candidates in politics are not looking for preferential treatment. We simply ask to be judged on our merits, not on the basis of our sex.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Tightens Ahead of Crucial In-Person Debate

Democratic hopefuls sharpened attack lines as they tried to draw contrasts on critical issues like policing and the city’s economic recovery.

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Key Question in Mayoral Race: Who Will Get Latino New Yorkers’ Votes?

Hispanic voters, who may account for a fifth of turnout, are considered to be up for grabs.

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Key Question in NYC Mayoral Race: Who Will Get Latino New Yorkers’ Votes?

Hispanic voters, who may account for a fifth of turnout, are considered to be up for grabs.

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Think Your Weekend Plans Were Ruined? Try Being a Mayoral Candidate.

Because of the downpour, candidates for New York City mayor pressed their cases to voters at churches and bars, instead of in parks and on street corners.

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Will New York City Finally Have a Bus Mayor?

Eight leading mayoral candidates share their ideas and plans for improving public transit.

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New York City Mayor’s Race Intensifies

The temperature on the campaign trail is rising as the primary race enters its final month. 

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Candidates Escalate Attacks as Mayoral Race Enters Final Month

With less than a month before the June 22 primary, Democratic candidates are trying to steal momentum from the perceived front-runners, Eric Adams and Andrew Yang.

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Adams Gets Boost With Latino Voters: 5 Takeaways From Mayor’s Race

Adriano Espaillat, who had backed Scott Stringer, switched to supporting Eric Adams, while Andrew Yang had a rocky week on the campaign trail.

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How City Hall in New York City Saved Local News

City agencies are spending at least half of their ad budgets on local newspapers and websites. 

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We’re Being Trampled by a Candidate Stampede

Welcome to the world of over-Zoomed politics

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The Mayoral Candidates Take Our Questions

The Democratic hopefuls offered insight about how they would lead the city.

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Recovery, Restaurants, Policing: Where the Mayoral Candidates Stand

We interviewed the eight leading Democrats running for mayor of New York City. Here’s what we learned.

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How Eric Adams, Mayoral Candidate, Mixed Money and Political Ambition

Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, has called money the “enemy of politics.” But his fund-raising has repeatedly pushed the boundaries of campaign-finance and ethics laws.

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N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Keep Focus on Crime After a Feisty Debate

Back on the campaign trail, the leading Democrats traded barbs over their competing visions for public safety.

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Winners and Losers of the N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Opinion writers and outside contributors give their rankings of the Democratic contenders for “the second toughest job in America.”

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Candidates Clash Over Future of New York in First Mayoral Debate

The eight Democrats competing to win the June 22 primary presented divergent views on how to lead the city in a sometimes acerbic debate.

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The First Official Mayoral Debate in N.Y.C.: What to Know

It’s a chance for struggling candidates to break out. Public safety and police power are almost certain to arise as contentious topics.

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Mayoral Candidates Respond to the Shooting in Times Square

The contenders said the episode was emblematic of a growing crime problem and moved quickly to describe how they would address the issue.

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Shootings and Subway Attacks Put Crime at Center of N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Rising concerns over crime have led candidates to issue strong appeals for public safety, less than a year after the city was under pressure to defund the police.

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Kathryn Garcia for N.Y.C. Mayor: The Times Endorsement

The editorial board’s endorsement for the Democratic mayoral primary.

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Who’s the ‘Comeback’ Candidate? 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race.

Two leading candidates wanted to hold a huge party to celebrate New York City’s revival from the pandemic.

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After Times Square Shooting, Adams and Yang Stress Support for N.Y.P.D.

Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, among the front-runners in the New York City mayor’s race, said the shooting underlined the importance of public safety.

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Eric Adams Says He Has Something to Prove. Becoming Mayor Might Help.

Mr. Adams is the top fund-raiser in the New York City mayoral race, with key endorsements and strong polling, but he still faces questions about his preparedness for the job.

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How the Mayoral Candidates Plan to Help New York Rebound

The current mayor’s hoped-for July 1 reopening falls a week after the June 22 Democratic primary, which will likely decide the next mayor.

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Sexual Harassment Allegations Roil N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race: 5 Takeaways

Scott Stringer, the city comptroller, has faced criticism for his aggressive defense against accusations from a former campaign worker.

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