Fluid NYC Mayoral Race Heads to a Close as Voters Cast Ballots

The heated primary race, in which the city is testing ranked-choice voting, is in its final hours.

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Here’s How New Yorkers Feel About Ranked-Choice Voting

New Yorkers are using a new voting system citywide for the first time, but in interviews, many seemed characteristically unfazed: “It’s real easy if people just learn how to read.”

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Whom Do the Billionaires Want for Mayor? Follow Their Money.

Ultrawealthy donors have given $16 million to super PACs dedicated to the New York City mayor’s race. Half of that money has gone to three moderate candidates.

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Rising From Pandemic, New York Seeks a New Mayor to Face Looming Crises

Eric Adams is considered the front-runner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, but the race is fluid enough that another candidate may win.

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How the Candidates for N.Y.C. Mayor Would Tackle Homelessness

In the Democratic primary’s last days, and with New York’s economy starting to regain its footing, a chronic problem gains new urgency.

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Major Moments From the Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

As the June 22 primary approaches, Democratic candidates sparred over matters of public safety, schooling and homelessness.

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5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.

Most candidates avoided attacking Eric Adams, the presumed front-runner, while mental illness and affordable housing dominated the policy discussion.

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Candidates Clash Over New York City’s Future in Final Mayoral Debate

The eight contenders jousted over their policies on public safety, homelessness, education and climate change with less than a week left in the campaign.

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How to Watch New York’s Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

Eight candidates will participate in the debate, which takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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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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Shaun Donovan Has the Résumé and the Money. He Just Needs the Votes.

In running for mayor of New York, Mr. Donovan is arguing that his leadership experience offers what the city needs in a time of crisis.

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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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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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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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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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It’s a Home in Brooklyn. What Could It Cost? $100,000?

Shaun Donovan and Raymond J. McGuire, candidates for mayor of New York, were way, way off when asked to estimate the median home price in the borough.

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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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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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As New York City Reopens, Its Recovery Will Hinge on the Next Mayor

The Democratic candidates are making radically different bets about the mood and priorities of New Yorkers as the city moves toward reopening after the pandemic.

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Women’s Groups Back Wiley, and McGuire Shows His Wealth

The New York City mayor’s race has eight weeks to go before the June 22 primary, and endorsements and donations are beginning to help it take shape.

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Dark Money in the New York Mayor’s Race

This year’s election is shaping up to be the city’s first in which super PACs play a major role.

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Outside Money Floods Mayor’s Race, Raising Ethics Concerns

For the first time since the Supreme Court allowed unlimited spending in elections, candidate super PACs are flooding money into a New York mayoral election.

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Who Will ‘Vax Daddy’ Endorse? 5 Takeaways From N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race.

Candidates vied for the backing of the influential teachers’ union and other players, and one contender made a journey to Minneapolis.

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Could Andrew Yang Really Be New York’s Next Mayor?

The eccentric entrepreneur-turned-failed presidential candidate is campaigning on a promise to make the city fun again. It might work.

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5 NYC Mayor’s Race Takeaways: Yang Drives the Bus, Republicans Joust

The Democratic candidates vowed to stop Zooming and get out more, and a rap video earned mixed reviews.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Is Up For Grabs, Poll Suggests

Fifty percent of likely Democratic voters still don’t know whom they want to be the next mayor of New York, a poll found.

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5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

As Andrew Yang appears to be solidifying his role as the front-runner in the contest, his Democratic rivals have begun to focus their lines of attack on him.

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A Super PAC for Shaun Donovan Got $1 Million From His Father

Super PACs for two candidates raised millions of dollars to help their chances in the New York City mayor’s race. One, for Shaun Donovan, was bankrolled by his father.

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Courting Unions and the Latino Vote: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams won three big labor union endorsements, confirming his status as a top contender, and Loree Sutton dropped out of the race.

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The A Train and the Macarena: 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Candidates sparred over their subway smarts and did some virtual dancing, while the former sanitation commissioner got support from influential women.

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Face Time With Eight Mayoral Candidates

Here’s what you need to know.

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Shaun Donovan’s First TV Ad Campaign Features Obama

Shaun Donovan, a former White House budget director, is rolling out his TV ad campaign and hoping his background in Washington will help him emerge from a crowded pack of candidates.

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Mayoral Candidates Share New York Moments

People running for the office have always faced questions about how much of a New Yorker they are. Here’s what some of the current crop said. 

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Who’s the Front-Runner? 5 Takeaways From the First Mayoral Debate

Questions about the Yang campaign’s treatment of women and Citigroup’s role in the mortgage crisis created moments of friction among the New York City contenders.

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New York Schools Are Segregated. Will the Next Mayor Change That?

By deferring decisions on desegregating schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio has pushed those choices onto his successor — and into the race to replace him.

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Why Kamala Harris Is a Star of the N.Y.C Mayor’s Race

The candidates are competing over who can best capture Washington’s attention and assistance as New York navigates its recovery from the pandemic.

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Cash Is Pouring Into the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race. Here’s Who Has the Most.

Eric Adams and Scott Stringer, two of the best-known candidates, continue to far outpace the rest of the Democratic field in raising money.

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