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Nyc Mayoral Race 2013

Bloomberg Shakes Up NYC Mayor Race

Posted 09.13.2013 | New York

Michael Bloomberg said Friday morning that he will make no endorsement in the race to succeed him as New York City mayor. "I've decided I'm just n...

Michael McLaughlin

PHOTO: Weiner's Sexting Partner's Harsh Election Day Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Did the unexpected arrival of Sydney Leathers outside mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's midtown headquarters force the campaign to hastil...

Christine Quinn: New York City's Next Mayor

Roberta Sklar | Posted 11.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Roberta Sklar

There is no one more progressive who is running for mayor of New York , so it is time to stop thinking, "Maybe I'll vote for a more progressive politician."

WATCH: Anthony Weiner's New Accent?

Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

Who said Anthony Weiner doesn’t know how to get down? The New York City mayoral candidate showed off his Caribbean side during this year’s annual ...

PHOTOS: West Indian Day Parade 2013

Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

At the 2013 West Indian Day Parade, thousands took to the streets and partied down Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway to celebrate their heritage. The boro...

Giuliani Largely Absent In Mayoral Race

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Rudolph Giuliani, whose endorsement of Michael Bloomberg after the Sept. 11 attacks is viewed as a key factor in the political novice...

Quiet NYC Candidate Runs Steady, Under-The-Radar Campaign

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In the topsy-turvy New York City mayoral race that has been filled with larger-than-life characters, Bill Thompson has run a steady, under...

Weiner Whatever

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

New York City mayoral candidates tried their best Monday to downplay the possible candidacy of former Rep. Anthony Weiner and the effect his well-fund...

POLL: Weiner In Second Place To Quinn

| Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — It looks like Weiner is on the rise. Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner, who was forced to...

Two Prominent Pols Arrested For Trying To Rig NYC Mayoral Election

| Posted 06.02.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — Prominent Queens politicians Malcolm Smith and Dan Halloran were arrested early ...

Ed Today: NYC Teachers' Free Pass? Charter School Lobbying Changes

Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

NYC Teachers' Free Pass? The Wall Street Journal crunched eight years worth of data, and found that more than 10 percent of principals did not flunk one teacher on their evaluations. "The findings give ammunition to Department of Education officials who say the teacher-rating system should be changed," WSJ's Lisa Fleisher writes. "New York City is one of a handful of school districts statewide that hasn't adopted a new, more nuanced system of grading teachers. ... Under the current system, teachers are either rated unsatisfactory or satisfactory. Annually, less than 3% of teachers citywide are marked "unsatisfactory."

Lhota Warns Of Return To Dark Days If Dem Elected Mayor

DNAinfo | Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — A return to crime, high taxes and quality-of-life complaints. Welcome to former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota's vision of New York City if...

Does De Blasio Have What It Takes To Be New York City's Mayor?

By Colin Campbell The year: 1980. At stake: the presidency of NYU’s Weinstein Hall dorm. “It was a hotly, hotly contested race,” Public Advo...

Who Will Replace Michael Bloomberg As Mayor?

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's 2013 mayoral race doesn't fully kick off until after voters are done picking a president. But some of the city's top polit...