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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The N.Y.C. Mayoral Race Is a One-Party Affair

The Republican Party isn’t a factor in politics here. That’s a problem.

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What’s at Stake for the Mayoral Candidates in the Final Debate

The two-hour debate on Wednesday will be one of the last opportunities for the candidates to redefine the New York City mayor’s race.

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Garcia and Wiley Try to Shift Momentum From Adams as Primary Draws Near

A week before the primary and a day before the final debate, Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley vied to be seen as the strongest alternative to the race’s front-runner, Eric Adams.

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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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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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Don’t Overthink Ranked-Choice Voting, New York City

Don’t try to game the system. Just vote with your heart.

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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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Dianne Morales Faced a Campaign Uprising. Will It Matter to Voters?

Ms. Morales is running for New York City mayor on a platform of tackling inequality and shifting resources away from policing. But her campaign has been marred by defections and dysfunction.

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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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Kathryn Garcia Doesn’t Want to Be Anyone’s No. 2

Ms. Garcia, a former sanitation commissioner, was regarded as New York City’s problem solver. Now she faces her own challenge: persuading voters to elect a newcomer to politics.

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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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Anthony Weiner’s Not Coming Back. But He Has Nowhere to Go.

The man who was almost New York’s mayor talks about the current campaign, selling tweets and why he feels bad for the media.

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AOC Endorses Maya Wiley for NYC Mayor

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement on Saturday may cement Ms. Wiley as the left-wing standard-bearer in the New York City mayor’s race.

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Scott Stringer Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Woman

The woman, Teresa Logan, accused Mr. Stringer of sexual harassment and making unwanted advances while she was working for him at a bar and restaurant he co-owned in 1992.

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New York City Can’t Just Gentrify Its Way Back to Normal

Outdoor cafes and to-go cocktails are scenes from a privileged lockdown. What is the plan for neighborhoods that were struggling before Covid?

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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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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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New York City’s Post-Covid Recovery

Coming out of the pandemic, is it possible to build a more equal city?

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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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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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How Ranked-Choice Voting Could Affect New York’s Mayoral Race

New York City will use a ranking system in the mayor’s race for the first time. A phenomenon known as “ballot exhaustion,” when every candidate ranked by a voter has been eliminated, could prove decisive.

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Final Day to Register to Vote in N.Y.C. Primary Elections

How can you sign up? Want to vote early? Here are a few things to know about the June 22 contest.

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As Yang’s New York Ties Are Questioned, He Cites Anti-Asian Bias

Mr. Yang, who is seeking to make history as the city’s first Asian American mayor, says anti-Asian sentiment has crept into the campaign.

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Dianne Morales Tries to Calm a Sudden Crisis in Her Campaign

Two staff members have quit, two have been fired and four others involved in a unionization drive have been terminated.

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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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G.O.P. Rivals Trade Insults in Chaotic N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Curtis Sliwa, the founder of the Guardian Angels, and Fernando Mateo, a restaurateur, yelled at each other repeatedly during the free-wheeling virtual debate.

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Andrew Yang Believes in New York and Himself. Is That Enough?

Mr. Yang has brought political star power and a dose of optimism to the New York City mayor’s race. But his gaps in knowledge about how the city functions have led to the perception among critics that he is out of his depth.

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How the G.O.P. Primary for Mayor Turned 2 Friends Into Bitter Rivals

Two long-shots, Curtis Sliwa, the founder of the Guardian Angels, and Fernando Mateo, a restaurateur, are in a heated fight to be their party’s nominee.

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The End of Online Classes

Masks will still be required, and schools will follow social-distancing guidelines, but vaccinations are not yet mandatory.

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Who’s Winning the New York Mayor’s Race? Even Pollsters Are Confused.

The city’s new system of ranked-choice voting, along with a crowded field of Democrats, has complicated efforts to do comprehensive voter surveys.

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