An East 99th Street sanitation garage has been falling down for over 30 years. City Hall promised to find a permanent replacement as the East Harlem rezoning got the green light in 2017. That goal is still far off, locals say.
Preliminary findings suggest most New Yorkers took to the new system, though Eric Adams and other critics charged that poor education efforts essentially disenfranchised some voters. The full story could rest in the raw data for all ballots cast.
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.
Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.
Kathryn Garcia, who came within 8,400 votes of making history, stepped aside along with third-place finisher Maya Wiley. Meanwhile, Eric Adams took a victory lap, trumpeting his win as “an everyday blue-collar worker.”
Overwhelmed by all the information coming out about initial tallies of in-person, ranked choice first-place votes? Here’s the latest, at a glance.
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.
A day after the Board of Elections bungled its initial ranked choice voting tabulations, new numbers showed Eric Adams leading Kathryn Garcia by about 15,000 votes. But 125,000 uncounted absentee ballots could make the difference — and even keep Maya Wiley in the game.
The Board of Elections withdrew the first ranked choice voting tabulation of the crucial primary contest after more than 140,000 extra ballots invaded the count. The now discredited results showed Kathryn Garcia getting closer to Eric Adams with 124,000 absentee votes yet to be tallied.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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 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.
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.
Former Sanitation Boss Kathryn Garcia Wants to Dig NYC Out of Its Mess as Mayor. But Can She Ditch Her de Blasio Ties?
Bill de Blasio’s go-to troubleshooter on everything from lead paint to hunger now seeks his job. But with no electoral-politics experience and fundraising lagging, the bureaucrat faces her biggest challenge yet.
A New Jersey warehouse, set up as a supply reserve during the height of the coronavirus crisis, is distributing items to food pantries in the city. The first deliveries go out Monday.
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