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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.

Democratic Primary Candidate Interviews & Forums

Republican Primary Candidate Interviews & Forums

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.

Democratic Mayoral Candidates: Black Women' Forum

February 24, 2021

Seven Democratic candidates running to become the next mayor of New York City appeared at a virtual town hall event to share their agendas for tackling the systemic obstacles facing Black women, who are doubly affected by racism and sexism and are often referred to as the backbone of the Democratic...

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. 

2021 NYC Mayoral Race Forum

November 16, 2020

New Yorkers can finally focus on a race closer to home: the 2021 NYC mayoral election.  Last week the candidates pitch their resumes and values to the West Side Democrats...read and watch more. 

Latest Election News

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Discuss Taking on Family Homelessness

May 21, 2021

Three of the front-runners for the Democratic nomination for mayor -- civil rights attorney Maya Wiley, city government veteran Kathryn Garcia, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang -- discussed how they would approach issues affecting children and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Represent NYC: Election Coverage