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Articles about "2013 Mayor Candidates"

  • Are De Blasio's Legislative Choices Too Safe? By Peter Black | December 30, 2013

    During his campaign, Bill de Blasio vowed to transform the face of New York City, overhaul its government, and crush every visage of Bloomberg’s diversionary, wealth-coddling policies.

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  • De Blasio Names William Bratton New Police Commissioner By Peter Black | December 05, 2013

    Bill de Blasio, who repeatedly criticized the NYPD and current police commissioner Raymond Kelly during his campaign, has selected William Bratton as the new police commissioner.

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  • NYC Tech Industry Questions De Blasio By Peter Black | November 22, 2013

    Mayor elect Bill de Blasio—who has already successfully terrified real estate developers—is now sending waves of nervous shivers through New York’s tech sector. 

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  • De Blasio Wins Election: What's Next for NYC Real Estate? By Peter Black | November 07, 2013

    Bill de Blasio is New York City’s new mayor. As expected, he crushed Joe Lhota. The republican candidate received a mere 24 percent of the vote; de Blasio received 73 percent. It was the largest margin of victory for a non-incumbent in the city’s history.

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  • The 2013 Mayoral Debates in Review By Peter Black | November 04, 2013

    First Debate: de Blasio Dominates (10/15/13) De Blasio’s meteoric rise from the depths of political nothingness to the forefront of the New York City mayoral race is quite extraordinary. At last night’s debate, he proved that he's right where he belongs.

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  • De Blasio On The Run: Unequivocal Leader In NYC Mayoral Race By Peter Black | September 04, 2013

    The New York City mayoral race is heating up. De Blasio is the clear frontrunner; recent polls estimate that he will receive a staggering 36% of the vote. If this trend continues, the other democratic candidates will be trampled. William Thompson, the former compcontroller, stands at 18%.

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  • The race to the finish line: New York’s Mayoral Election Roundup By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 24, 2013

    New York’s mayoral elections are quickly approaching, and candidates looking to expand their voter base at the ballot, are doing everything in the book and beyond. From candid celeb sightings, public housing sleep overs, to facing the downside of being sued by Bloomberg, the candidates seem to be all over the place, to be seen and heard, all in a bid to get them up where Weiner stands alone (as of now)!

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  • The Race Over New York’s Next Mayor is Tightening By Clemence Fontaine | June 12, 2013

    The race for mayor is going full speed and candidates are becoming more virulent with one another as the primary comes closer. Seven Democrats vs three Republicans and one Independent will be competing until September 10th. The twenty year long control of City Hall from Republicans is probably soon coming to an end providing that even Joseph J. Lhota does not appear as a real threat to the other Democrat candidates.

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  • Anthony Weiner’s 60/20/20 Proposal for Housing in New York By Aby Thomas | May 30, 2013

    When Anthony Weiner announced that he was running for New York City Mayor earlier this month, there were many among us who had dismissed him off as not a viable candidate for the position. But the whole city is now sitting up and taking note of the former Congressman after a recent poll of Democratic voters put Weiner only six points behind the current mayoral frontrunner, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. According to the poll, Weiner enjoyed the support of 19 percent of Democrats for his mayoral run, which isn’t that shoddy when compared to Quinn’s 25 percent.

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  • Christine Quinn’s Housing Policy Draws Ire from Bill De Blasio By Aby Thomas | March 12, 2013

    On Sunday, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn officially announced her bid to become the city’s next mayor, heralding the start of a campaign, which, if successful, will have Quinn become the first female and the first openly gay mayor of the City of New York.

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