The Rise of Eric Adams and Black New York

Eric Adams winning coalition shows how the city’s power structure has changed. 

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Democrats Don’t Understand Asian American Voters

Broad but shallow antiracism talk isn’t enough to hold on to Asian American support.

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Glass Ceiling Persists for Women in Mayor’s Race

Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley placed second and third in the Democratic mayoral primary. Many New Yorkers hoped the glass ceiling would finally be broken.

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Absentee Ballots May Determine if Eric Adams Wins Mayor’s Race

The tallying of more than 125,000 absentee ballots will determine whether Eric Adams retains his lead in the Democratic primary.

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In Chaotic Mayor’s Race, It’s All Down to the Absentee Ballots

The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, now a tight race among Eric Adams, Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley, will be decided by absentee ballots.

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What to Know About the Vote Tally Fiasco

A revised unofficial count of ranked-choice voting results suggested a tight race among the top three Democratic candidates for mayor.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Remains Tight With Adams Leading in Revised Tally

Eric Adams kept his lead in a new tally of ranked-choice preferences, after the Board of Elections scrapped the results of an earlier count.

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Eric Adams’s Lead in Mayor’s Race Shrinks After First Ranked-Choice Tally

After voters’ ranked choices were tabulated, Mr. Adams led Kathryn Garcia by two percentage points, with nearly 125,000 absentee ballots still to be counted.

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Time to Get Some Ranked-Choice Voting Results

Primary Day may have been one week ago, but many races across the city are still not decided because of ranked-choice voting.

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Dry Run for Ranked-Choice Count May Hint at How N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race Ends

Absentee ballots won’t be included, but data to be released Tuesday could signal the way vote totals shift as the field is officially winnowed.

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N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race: Could the Top 3 Change Places?

Eric Adams is leading the race, but the standings could change as ranked-choice votes are tabulated — though a turnaround would be tough.

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What Did New York’s Primaries Mean for Progressives? It’s Complicated.

Progressives cheered the results in down-ballot races and in Buffalo, even as the outcome of the mayoral primary appeared less rosy.

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How Maya Wiley or Kathryn Garcia Could Beat Eric Adams

Under ranked-choice voting, it is mathematically possible for the second- and third-place finishers in Tuesday’s Democratic primary to overtake the front-runner — but it will be tough.

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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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New Yorkers Vote for Mayor in Race Tinged With Acrimony and Uncertainty

Voters on Tuesday will participate in the city’s first mayoral election using ranked-choice voting, a system that may delay the declaration of a winner until mid-July.

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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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Whether Maya Wiley or Kathryn Garcia, a Woman Mayor Could Save N.Y.C.

Both men leading the Democratic mayoral primary are disasters.

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Rancor Between Adams and Yang Marks End of Bruising Mayoral Campaign

On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, the top candidates for mayor of New York City issued their sharpest criticism of the campaign.

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Scenes From the Final Day of Early Voting

The candidates make their last pitches, with Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia appearing together and Eric Adams denouncing gun violence.

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The Debate Over Policing Is About to Get Some Real Answers

In Tuesday’s primary for mayor of New York City, Democrats have a choice between two distinctly different paths on policing, crime and civil rights.

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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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Adams Clashes With Rivals on Last Weekend of Mayoral Campaign

Eric Adams and Andrew Yang tussled on questions of race in a frenetic day of campaigning, two days before the June 22 primary.

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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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Yang and Garcia Form Late Alliance in Mayor’s Race, Drawing Adams’s Ire

Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia campaigned together on Saturday in a show of unity that their top rival, Eric Adams, viewed as racially driven politics.

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Eric Adams’s Mantra as Rivals Apply Pressure: ‘Stay Focused and Grind’

When not assailing Mr. Adams, his Democratic rivals kept their focus on public safety and policing as the mayoral primary entered its final weekend.

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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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How to Use Ranked-Choice Voting to Help or Hinder N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates

Here’s a guide on how to fill out your ballot if you want to aid or undercut Eric Adams, Kathryn Garcia, Maya Wiley, Andrew Yang and others.

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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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Maya Wiley Takes Credit for Daniel Pantaleo’s Firing. Is That Justified?

When she was the head of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, Ms. Wiley was criticized for not being more aggressive in pursuing discipline against officers.

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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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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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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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How to Watch Tonight’s N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The third Democratic debate, featuring four candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Thursday night from 7 to 8 p.m.

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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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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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