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Mayor: Election 2021

The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of the Government of New York City. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property, police and fire protection, most public agencies, and enforces all city and state laws within New York City.

The NYC Mayor presides over all 5 boroughs, and over 8 million New Yorkers. Current incumbent: Bill de Blasio.

Mayoral race news and forums

What is a Mayor?

January 29, 2021

The 2021 NYC elections include an open seat for the position of NYC Mayor. What responsibilities are included in this title, and how are New Yorkers affected? NYC Primaries take place June 22nd 2021 and the General Election will be on November 2nd 2021.

Mayoral Candidate Forum

February 8, 2021

Community Service Society hosted a forum with a panel of candidates running for NYC Mayor in 2021 to inform New Yorkers of each candidates' policies and positions if they were elected office.

Late Night Mayoral Candidate Forum Gets Interesting

January 20, 2021

A Mayoral candidate forum became contentious and frank, offering insights into the thinking of some of those seeking to become the next mayor and that of some of the city’s Black civic leaders. Read all about it. Link to video. 

Could the Next Mayor of NYC be a Woman?

December 17, 2020

VIDEO: Watch the women running to be the 110th Mayor of NYC: Kathryn Garcia, Dianne Morales, Loree Sutton, Maya Wiley.... read what they have to say. 

Democratic Primary Candidates & Debates

2021 Elections: Democratic Mayoral Candidates

January 11, 2021

Nine Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City appeared one-by-one Thursday night at an online forum hosted by the Uptown Community Democrats. Read what they said. 

Decision NYC: Ray McGuire Discusses His Run for Mayor

February 5, 2021

Watch Decision NYC with Ben Max. In this week show Ben Max talks with Ray McGuire​ who is running as a Democrat for NYC Mayor. Decision NYC with Ben Max airs Sunday at 9pm on MNN1 and MNN5. Repeats on Friday at 6pm.

Decision NYC: Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her Run for Mayor

January 29, 2021

MNN and Gotham Gazette is pleased to bring you this new series of interviews with the candidates running for office in NYC.  Hosted by Gotham Gazette's executive editor Ben Max, this weekly show offers you in-depth one on one interviews with candidates running for office in New York City in 2021. ...

Decision NYC: Dianne Morales Discusses Her Run for Mayor

January 29, 2021

MNN and Gotham Gazette is pleased to bring you this new series of interviews with the candidates running for office in NYC. These one-on-one conversations will help you get to know the candidates, learn about their backgrounds, platforms, and where they stand on key issues.  Hosted by Gotham Gazette...

Decision NYC: Eric Adams Discusses His Run for Mayor

January 26, 2021

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a Democrat running for Mayor in the 2021 election, joined MNN's "Decision NYC with Ben Max" for an in-depth discussion of his candidacy for the city's top job. This interview is part of a series produced by Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Watch the video. 

Decision NYC: Scott Stringer Discusses His Run for Mayor

January 26, 2021

City Comptroller Scott Stringer, a Democrat running for Mayor in the 2021 election, joined MNN's "Decision NYC with Ben Max" for an in-depth discussion of his candidacy for the city's top job. This interview is part of a series produced by Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Watch the video. 

Decision NYC: Shaun Donovan Discusses His Run for Mayor

February 12, 2021

Watch Decision NYC with Ben Max. In this week show Ben Max talks with Shaun Donovan​ who is running as a Democrat for NYC Mayor. Decision NYC with Ben Max airs Sunday at 9pm on MNN1 and MNN5. Repeats on Friday at 6pm.

Latest Election News

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