New York's Mayoral Race: Bill Thompson
New York's Mayoral Race: Bill Thompson
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:48

Four years ago, despite being outspent by $80 million dollars, Democratic mayoral hopeful, Bill Thompson came thisclose to beating his wealthy Republican opponent, Michael Bloomberg.  This election cycle however is proving to be more difficult for the former City Comptroller.


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New York Mayoral Race: Adolfo Carrion
New York's Mayoral Race: Adolfo Carrion
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:11
Adolfo Carrión knows this for sure, come November, he will be the only Latino choice for mayor on the ballot. The lifelong Democrat who served in the City Council, President of the Bronx and in the Obama Whitehouse, shocked supporters early this year when he abandoned the party to run for mayor on the Independence Party line. According to Carrión, both parties no longer serve the needs of voters, particularly communities of color.

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New York's Mayoral Race: John Liu
New York's Mayoral Race: John Liu
By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 12:50

It’s a testament to the tenacity of John Liu, the City’s Comptroller and mayoral candidate, that despite the devastating decision by the New York City Campaign Finance board to deny him public matching funds recently after three of his fundraisers were found guilty of campaign fraud, he is still in the Democratic primary race. And he is not quitting. “It’s a terrible decision and very unfortunate,” he says. “But we’re going full speed ahead.”


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New York's Mayoral Race: Christine Quinn
New York's Mayoral Race: Christine Quinn
By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 11:05

New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn is fond of saying that her favorite New Yorkers are Patience and Fortitude, the two majestic lions that guard the entrance of the city’s grand public library on the famed Fifth Avenue. She’ll need plenty of both as her quest to become the city’s first female mayor nears the finish line.


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Special Series: New York’s Mayoral Race
By Sandra Guzman | 08/30/2013 - 10:45

Note: As part of Latina’s commitment to exploring issues that matter to you, today we start a series on one of the most important political races going on now: the mayoral race in the biggest city in the country, New York, whose Latinos number 2.4 million out of nearly 8.3 million total residents—a quarter of the Big Apple’s electorate. One out of every five voters heading to the voting booth is expected to be one of us.


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