New York City Election Thread

According to The New York Times exit polling de Blasio not only has a comfortable lead in the Democratic Mayoral Primary, but looks to have enough of a margin to avoid a run-off.

Unfortunately (or not, liberal identifying voters give him a strong margin) according to the same exit polling Scott Stringer seems poised to defeat Eliot Spitzer in the Comptroller race.

The victory for de Blasio is good news because it represents a strong rebuke to City Council Chair Christine Quinn who has nothing but identity politics and tribalism to distinguish herself from Bloomberg whom she has enabled for years.


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  1. of the race against challengers John A. Catsimatidis and George T. McDonald.

  2. the NYT has declared the race for Scott M. Stringer against former Gov. Elliot Spitzer. This is viewed as a win for Wall St.

  3. It looks like Bill de Blasio will take the spot with at least 40% of the vote eliminating the need for a run off.

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