Eric Adams was elected mayor in a campaign season filled with plenty to hear — and see.
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 — […]
Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Whichever candidate prevails once every last vote for mayor gets counted, small campaign donors and the champions of a ramped-up public matching funds program can claim a win. The number of people donating less than $100 to a campaign has tripled since the last time the top job in New York City was open in […]
Just this week, Brooklyn businessperson Gil Cygler launched a PAC called Better NY for All to raise $500,000 to fund ads in support of Eric Adams’ campaign for mayor as well as a few other select candidates in the borough. “A lot of small business people are being hurt by the leftward shift in the […]
At the end of a news conference in Brooklyn last week, THE CITY asked mayoral candidate Andrew Yang what he thought about using pattern bargaining to deal with municipal unions. “I’ll get back to you on that,” he responded before walking away to take selfies with passersby at Parkside Plaza, outside Prospect Park. The century-long […]