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 — […]
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 […]
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…
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.
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.