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Bill de Blasio criticizes the field of NYC mayoral candidates: 'Is this really as good as it gets?'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement As New York voters head to the polls to select the city's next mayor, its current inhabitant, Bill de Blasio, recently revealed a striking lack of confidence in the slate of Democratic candidates running to succeed him at City Hall.
In an article for Politico magazine , de Blasio appeared less than enthused about the candidates who have spent months crisscrossing the city to engage with different constituencies, especially with some of them rebuking many elements of his mayoralty .
While walking in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, de Blasio slammed the candidates as "petty...
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RESULTS: New York City mayoral primaries use ranked-choice voting for the first time

RESULTS: New York City mayoral primaries use ranked-choice voting for the first time

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York City voters are headed to the polls on Tuesday to pick Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor in the race to succeed Bill de Blasio, who is term-limited.
The winner of the crowded Democratic primary field will be the favorite in November's general election, with Democrats heavily outnumbering registered Republicans across the five boroughs.
Ranked-choice voting will be used for the first time in the city's history for these races, complicating predictions and the logistics of counting the votes.
Limited public polling has shown Brooklyn Borough...
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