How Andrew Yang Went from Front-Runner to Fourth Place

He seemed on a path to be New York’s next mayor, but a parade of self-inflicted wounds, and a refocusing of the city’s priorities, doomed his chances.

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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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Five Choices? New Yorkers Take a New Voting Method in Stride

New York City voters used a ranked-choice voting system for the first time in a mayoral race on Tuesday.

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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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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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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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Yang Faces Backlash for Comments on Mentally Ill at Last Debate

Less than one week before the mayoral primary, the candidates remained focused on crime, while Andrew Yang was criticized for comments he made on the debate stage.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Post-Embarrassment Media Campaign of Andrew Yang

He once called himself the opposite of Trump. But he is another test of the theory that in politics, there’s no such thing as bad publicity.

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