By Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY 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 […]
By David Cruz, Brigid Bergin, Wnyc and Gwynne Hogan, Gothamist Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley, the top two runner-up candidates in the Democratic primary race for mayor, officially conceded in their run for City Hall on Wednesday, after falling behind Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for the Democratic nomination. During an announcement on Wednesday in […]
New York City Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams attends the “Hometown Heroes” Ticker Tape Parade on July 07, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Samar Khurshid, Gotham Gazette Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams claimed victory in the Democratic mayoral primary on Tuesday, with 50.5% of ranked-choice votes after almost all absentee votes were counted, […]
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.
Brooklyn Borough President and mayoral candidate Eric Adams holds press availability outside of Brooklyn Borough Hall. – New York, NY – June 24, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY Eric Adams’ lead in the crowded mayoral race narrowed Wednesday as an unofficial tabulation of in-person votes cast put Kathryn Garcia within […]
The Board of Elections said Tuesday night that “test” ballots were included in the ranked choice voting tally it had released earlier.
Mayoral candidate Eric Adams arrives for debate at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center. He greets supporters gathering outside to appreciate their support. – New York, NY – June 16, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Dartunorro Clark, NBC News A Board of Elections error in the tabulation of the early results in New York City’s ranked-choice Democratic mayoral […]
By Ryder Kessler, Gotham Gazette After a once-in-a-century pandemic, concerns about rising gun crime, debates about usage of our streets, and perennial conflict over integration of our schools and neighborhoods, the 2021 mayoral primary cycle’s final day centered less on why we were voting than on the mechanics of how we’d be casting our ballots. […]
Brooklyn, NY – Caribbean American Weekly polled its readership and the following three candidates secured the highest percentages, named here in alphabetical order: Eric Adams, Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. This year’s election is rank choice voting, and you can select up to 5 candidates. Vote these three candidates accordingly. The issues of concerns for […]
In a January article by BBC News, one of the sources described New York City as “not dead, but on life support.” To respond to a question, the City’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, reportedly said, “…I know this City will rebound… And I know others will come. There will be a vaccine. And then all […]
We Asked the New York City Mayoral Candidates About the High-Stakes Child Welfare System. Here’s What They Said
By Center NYC When eight leading candidates vying to be mayor of New York City appear this evening for the season’s first official televised debate, they will argue over how best to manage schools, housing and police. Largely absent from the platforms to date have been how the candidates would approach the city’s 8,000 children […]
Mayor Bill De Blasio held a press conference with key department heads to inform of NYC’s preparations for winter storm Juno. Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia. – January 26, 2015 (Shutterstock) New York, NY – Today, Kathryn Garcia, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of New York City released the following statement: “It takes tremendous courage for anyone […]