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How Garcia, Wiley and Morales Gave Their Male Mayoral Rivals a Run for Their Money

Eric Adams and his fellow male candidates out-fundraised the women by a six-to-one margin, and did even better with super PAC support. But Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley relied on the public campaign system to come closest to making history.

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Showing Up: Map of Mayoral Candidates’ Campaign Stops Highlights Value of Being There

Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.

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Adams Declares Victory Over Garcia in Mayoral Primary That Went Down to the Wire

The Brooklyn borough president emerged one percentage point ahead of the former Sanitation Department commissioner, leading The Associated Press to call the race for him. But Garcia didn’t immediately concede in her bid to become the first woman to lead New York City.

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Andrew Yang Launches Absentee Ballot Lawsuit, Heralding More Legal Action 

The ex-mayoral hopeful filed a pre-emptive suit before conceding Tuesday. The move signaled a potential onslaught of challenges in a primary featuring a record number of candidates and ranked choice voting’s debut.

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Adams Ahead in Mayoral Race, But Wiley and Garcia Count on Ranked Choice Tally

The Democratic primary ended in a rush of activity, with Maya Wiley and Kathryn Garcia joining Eric Adams at the initial head of the pack. Now New Yorkers are in for a big wait with absentee ballots needed to begin the full ranked choice voting count.

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NYC Mayoral Primary Arrives Tuesday — Here’s What You Need to Know

Voters are set to hit the polls and use the new ranked choice voting system to pick who’s going to lead the post-pandemic city. But it could be weeks before New Yorkers know who won the mayoral race and contests from comptroller to City Council.

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Small Donors Shine in Record-Breaking NYC Mayoral Election Year

Contributions of less than $100 have tripled since the last time the top City Hall job opened up, THE CITY’s analysis shows. Here are the candidates benefiting most from the surge in modest donations.

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Who’s the NYC Business Community’s Choice for Mayor?

With the June 22 primary approaching, there’s no clear favorite, reflecting much of the city. But interviews with more than a dozen business leaders show they generally agree on who they don’t want to see in City Hall.

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Can Andrew Yang Become Mayor of New York Without Union Support?

The Democratic outsider has no endorsements from the city’s 300,000-strong municipal workforce, unlike some of his top rivals in the June 22 primary. Some labor leaders say his plans ignore workers.

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Super PACs Backing Andrew Yang and Eric Adams Attract Icons of Ultra Wealth

The owner of the city’s most expensive home and a charter school champion have anted up millions of dollars to groups backing the presumed frontrunners for City Hall.

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First Mayoral Debate Takeaways: Yang and Adams Targeted Amid Some ‘Nasty’ Moments

The two poll frontrunners garnered the most attention as Yang took knocks on his failure to vote in past elections and former cop Adams defended his tough-on-crime stance. And nobody was praising Bill de Blasio...

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Mayoral Candidates Take Tricky School Reopening Test. Is Anyone Passing?

Andrew Yang seeks to gain support by siding with families demanding a full return to school buildings, but hasn’t cemented a plan. Many rivals — and union leaders — say remote learning will still be necessary for some.

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Watch the First New York City Mayoral Debate Thursday Night Here

THE CITY is co-hosting the candidate face-off with NY1 and WNYC/Gothamist. Adams, Donovan, Garcia, McGuire, Morales, Stringer, Wiley and Yang are set to appear in the potential make-or-break event, which starts at 7 p.m.

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More of Andrew Yang’s Campaign Donors Live Outside New York City Than In It

Alone among mayoral candidates, the former presidential contender draws most of his financial supporters from out of town. Yet he still has more NYC fans giving him money than rivals.

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NYC Mayoral Candidate Shaun Donovan Faces Public Funding Review Over Dad-Backed PAC 

The city Campaign Finance Board will delay doling out dollars to the Democrat until it examines ties between his campaign and the political fund. Meanwhile, Donovan and Andrew Yang landed at the bottom of the ballot.

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Can the Mayoral Candidates Bring a Sea Change to NYC’s Climate Resilience Fight?

The next mayor will inherit the city with the pandemic rebound and the battle to protect New York from the next Superstorm Sandy inextricably tied. Here are some of the City Hall hopefuls’ ideas to safeguard the city.

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Mayoral MATH: How Andrew Yang’s Money Helped Start Manhattan Charter School

The former test-prep company owner, known for his "MATH" cap, once donated big bucks to a new charter school — and suggests he’s open to more of them. He’s at odds with most mayoral candidates and the UFT.

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Andrew Yang to the Rescue: Mayoral Candidate Helps Photographer Attacked on Staten Island Ferry

The former presidential hopeful stepped in between the victim and a pole-wielding man, and calmed down the assailant. Before cops grabbed the attacker, he told Yang that he supports his candidacy.

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Knicks and Rangers Boss James Dolan has Launched a New Political Committee. He’s Probably Not Joining the Yang Gang...

The sports magnate and major GOP donor filed papers last week to establish "The Coalition to Restore New York." The mayoral candidate’s campaign kickoff included a vow to nix tax breaks for Madison Square Garden.