Latest New York City mayoral election Stories

2006-06-18 10:42:55

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - When billionaire Michael Bloomberg became New York mayor shortly after the September 11 attacks, some mocked his dullness and lack of political savvy.

2005-11-09 13:21:16

By Ana Driver NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ruled out running for higher office on Wednesday, a day after a city of mostly registered Democratic voters handed him a landslide victory.

2005-11-08 22:11:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was re-elected to a second term on Tuesday in a widely predicted victory after the most costly race in city history, media outlets reported.

2005-10-23 10:51:56

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Bloomberg was barely taken seriously when the political novice first chose to run for mayor of New York. Four years later, he's skating to what's expected to be a landslide re-election.

2005-09-14 13:51:38

By Joseph A. Giannone NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg averted a runoff for their party's nomination when the runner-up conceded on Wednesday and threw his support to the top vote-getter in this week's primary.

2005-09-14 11:30:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman whose strong showing in the New York Democratic mayoral primary had threatened to force a runoff conceded to the top vote winner, former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer on Wednesday.

2005-09-14 00:47:10

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer was the top vote-getter in New York's Democratic mayoral primary on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether he could avoid a runoff with the runner-up, U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner.

2005-09-13 13:27:57

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Voters in this overwhelmingly Democratic city headed to the polls on Tuesday to choose a candidate for what analysts say is the probably futile task of challenging the popular Republican incumbent, Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

2005-07-19 16:42:31

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg is so far ahead of his Democratic challengers that he could be re-elected even if his own party members stayed home on Election Day, a poll showed on Tuesday.

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