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Maya Wiley Won’t Be New York’s Next Mayor. What Will Happen to Her Signature Proposal?

This story was published in partnership between THE CITY and The Fuller Project. What’s next for former New York City mayoral candidate and civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley? She says she isn’t going to run for governor. But she still wants to see her plan to provide universal community care for children and older adults […]

Posted inCampaign 2021

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

Mayoral candidate Eric Adams notched another $1.3 million in taxpayer-footed public matching funds Thursday — but the latest campaign finance numbers show how his top female primary rivals gave him a run for his money. The five men among the top eight Democratic candidates outpaced the women in garnering the support of super PACs — […]

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Your Guide to the Latest NYC Primary Results — From Mayor to City Council

The voting is over. The counting is getting there. First, the city Board of Elections released the initial in-person, first-place votes after polls closed on June 22. Then, on June 29, the BOE was supposed to issue the preliminary ranked-choice results based on those votes cast during early and Primary Day voting — but withdrew […]

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Andrew Yang Launches Absentee Ballot Lawsuit, Heralding More Legal Action

Andrew Yang’s supposedly defunct mayoral campaign served competitors papers in a preemptive lawsuit filed ahead of the city’s counting of ranked choice votes — charging on even after conceding the race Tuesday.  The move came as a Staten Island City Council candidate launched a similar lawsuit in another crowded race — heralding a potential onslaught […]