As the timeworn adage goes, a photo is worth a thousand words.
Over the next coming weeks, Adams will begin to hire a staff and appoint commissioners, giving some indication as to what kind of mayor he intends to be.
We're at the election night parties for Adams and Sliwa and will be updating live with dispatches and results.
Eric Adams says he'll be the first biking mayor; in 1910, we got our first "walking mayor."
“I like this early voting. I can come early, do what I have to do, and have the rest of my day to go.”
Early voting runs through October 31st.
Adams, who has lately enjoyed a national spotlight, may be greeted with greater scrutiny and expectations at home, arising from a working-class electorate that is still reeling from the effects of the pandemic.
“Oh my God, there's nothing but sexism in government and politics, all the time,” said Ruth Messinger, a stalwart of city government and a candidate for mayor in 1997.
As New York City voters prepare to pick from the dozens of candidates running for mayor, it’s important to understand what the occupant of the job can and can not do.
Bronx State Senator Gustavo Rivera announced his top two choices for mayor are Scott Stringer and Dianne Morales—the first endorsement in the 2021 mayoral election ranking the candidates.
"Every New Yorker deserves a chance to get back in the game, and all of New York deserves a leader who can bring the city together and solve this crisis," he says.
"There's a generation of people who believe they could make a difference because they saw David Dinkins do it first."
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