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Bill de Blasio wins New York City mayoral election

Bill de Blasio wins New York City mayoral election

By WSN News Staff

November 6, 2013


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Public Advocate Bill de Blasio was elected the 109th mayor of New York City on Nov. 5, winning 73.7 percent of the vote with 99 percent of precincts reporting according to The New York Times. “Progressive changes won’t happen overnight, but they will happen,” de Blasio said in his victory s...

[LIVE BLOG] New York City Mayoral Election 2013

[LIVE BLOG] New York City Mayoral Election 2013

November 5, 2013


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  Tonight, the 2013 race to City Hall will come to an end. Welcome to WSN's live blog of the Mayoral Election, where our news team will be bringing you up-to-the-minute updates on election results as the night progresses, so be sure to check back this evening as polls begin closing. In the mean ...

Mayoral General Election Today, Lhota faces off with de Blasio

Mayoral General Election Today, Lhota faces off with de Blasio

November 5, 2013


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New York City’s mayoral election is today, Nov. 5. Former Metropolitan Transportation Authority  chairman and Republican candidate Joseph Lhota is facing off against public advocate and Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio. Adolfo Carrión Jr. is running as an independent candidate. The last debate ...

Bloomberg enters bid for eternal mayor of New York City

Bloomberg enters bid for eternal mayor of New York City

October 31, 2013


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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference yesterday that has shocked the city. “To promote transparency within this city, I need to be completely honest about who I am and who I am becoming,” Bloomberg said at the conference. “I am a vampire.” Bloomberg said he c...

Candidate profile: Joe Lhota

Candidate profile: Joe Lhota

September 10, 2013


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Party: Republican Background: Joe Lhota was born in the Bronx. His father was an NYPD officer. He attended Georgetown University and later went to Harvard Business School before becoming an investment banker. He worked under former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s administration, holding several positions, includ...