Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa, New York City’s top-ticket candidates for mayor, took the debate stage Oct. 20, to explain their platforms on gun violence, economic recovery, and vaccine mandates for schools and public workers. They also blasting each other’s character.
The three major mayoral candidates — Democrat Eric Adams, Republican Curtis Sliwa and Conservative Bill Pepitone — have offered a wide range of ideas on how to address the tragedy of homelessness in New York.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, the retired cop and former state senator who won the Democratic mayoral primary, has spent most of his life working law enforcement and politics and is hoping his ability to navigate both worlds will propel him into Gracie Mansion.
The city’s first Election Day using ranked-choice voting is in the books, but the final chapter has yet to be written. Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa won the Republican Party nomination for mayor in the June 22 primary — topping Fernando Mateo, 68.92% to 26.90%, according to the Board of Elections.
Two longtime conservative voices in New York City tore into each other on March 31, in a raucous two-hour debate over who should be the Republican Party’s nominee in this year’s election for mayor.
Now that the MTA is shutting down the entire New York City subway system during late-night hours, advocates for the homeless are stepping up their efforts to help find them food and shelter.