What We Learned from the NYC Mayoral Primary Election

Eric Adams paced the field, while Maya Wiley was in second and Kathryn Garcia in third. Andrew Yang fizzled and dropped out of the race.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where Is the New York Mayor’s Race Headed?

Andrew Yang is leading. Scott Stringer is under a cloud. Their rivals are jostling for a boost of momentum.

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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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There Could Never Be a Female Andrew Yang

No woman with his résumé would have a chance of becoming New York’s mayor.

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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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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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A Woman Leading N.Y.C.? This Could Be the Year.

Female candidates in the mayoral primary argue that the governor’s sexual harassment scandal makes the case for why they should be elected.

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Will Cuomo’s Scandals Pave the Way for N.Y.C.’s First Female Mayor?

The women running for mayor have sharply criticized the governor as sexual harassment allegations pile up against him, and say they offer a different style of leadership.

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Face Time With Eight Mayoral Candidates

Here’s what you need to know.

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Mayoral Candidates Take Their Stands on Cuomo’s Scandals

After three women accused Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of sexual harassment, some candidates called for an investigation, and others, resignation.

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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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Yang’s Rivals in the Mayoral Race Co-opt His Signature Idea

Andrew Yang favors a modified version of universal basic income that would provide payments of about $2,000 to a half million of the poorest New Yorkers.

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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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