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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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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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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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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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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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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Rash of Subway Attacks Raises Worries With 24-Hour Service Set to Return

Hours after mayoral candidates clashed over how to address crime in the transit system, the police reported a series of early-morning assaults.

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Rash of MTA Subway Attacks Raise Worries With Service Set to Return

Hours after mayoral candidates clashed over how to address crime in the transit system, the police reported a series of early-morning assaults.

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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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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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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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The Biggest Mayor’s Race in Years? New Yorkers’ Minds Are Elsewhere.

Two months before the Democratic primary for mayor, arguably the most consequential New York City election in decades, voters have other things on their minds.

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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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Ray McGuire Wants to Show He’s Not Just the Wall Street Candidate

Mr. McGuire has landed endorsements from Representative Gregory W. Meeks and three hip-hop giants as his campaign for New York mayor enters a crucial phase.

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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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10 Weeks to the Finish Line: The N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Heats Up

With the primary weeks away, candidates are sharpening their attacks, ramping up in-person events and preparing to spend the millions of dollars that they have stockpiled.

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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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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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Why These 2 N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Are on a Collision Course

Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, and Ray McGuire, a former Citi executive, have become fast rivals in the New York City mayoral race.

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Super PACs Are Raising Millions to Sway the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Groups representing big business are already working to influence the contest, while a new organization hopes to push the crowded field of candidates to the left.

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Zoom Fatigue on the Campaign Trail: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

The candidates in New York City can barely keep up with a dizzying schedule of online forums. One candidate joins from his closet.

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Eric Garner’s Mother Endorses Raymond McGuire for Mayor

Gwen Carr said she was endorsing Ray McGuire because his financial background could help him lead New York’s recovery and make the city a “safer place.”

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Ray McGuire Has It All. He Still Wants to Be N.Y.C. Mayor.

Raymond McGuire has lived a grand New York life, conquering Wall Street and kibitzing with Steve Martin. But in his campaign for mayor, he is eager to reach beyond his wealthy supporters.

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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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Did Candidates Flee to Vacation Homes? 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Questions surrounding candidates’ second homes, ranked-choice voting and ties to casino interests arose in New York’s mayoral contest.

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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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On King Holiday, New York’s Mayoral Hopefuls Vie for Attention

With the Rev. Al Sharpton playing host in Harlem, the crowded field of Democratic candidates tried to sell themselves and inspire a battered city.

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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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McGuire, Wall Street Favorite, Raises $5 Million and Jolts Mayor’s Race

New York’s business community is coalescing behind Raymond J. McGuire, an ex-Wall Street executive, but the support may turn off some left-leaning voters.

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5 Highlights of New York Mayor’s Race, as Spike Lee Weighs In

Ray McGuire grabbed attention with a campaign launch video, as New Yorkers get to know the candidates who have not run for office before.

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