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Public Advocate: Election 2021

The New York City Public Advocate is elected to act as a watchdog for local government in the city of New York, and is first in line to succeed the mayor.

Current incumbent: Jumaane Williams

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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.

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