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Ray McGuire

Mayoral Candidate

Eric Adams

Mayoral Candidate

Kathryn Garcia

Mayoral Candidate

Andrew Yang

Mayoral Candidate

Maya Wiley

Mayoral Candidate

Dianne Morales

Mayoral Candidate

Scott Stringer

Mayoral Candidate

Shaun Donovan

Mayoral Candidate

Joycelyn Taylor

Mayoral Candidate

William Pepitone

Mayoral Candidate

Fernando Mateo

Mayoral Candidate

Sara Tirschwell

Mayoral Candidate

Out Of The Race

Loree Sutton

Mayoral Candidate

What does the Mayor do?

Serves as the Chief Executive The mayor has the power to appoint and remove the commissioners of more than 40 city agencies including the police, fire, education, sanitation, health and more. The mayor also has full control over the city’s public schools.

Sets budget priorities for billions of dollars The mayor and the City Council determine how city’s money should be allocated, what departments should grow or shrink, which programs should be expanded or contracted and how big the municipal workforce should be.

Manages relationships with state and federal lawmakers The mayor serves as the city’s advocate, champion and negotiator, fostering productive relationships with state and federal lawmakers.

The mayor also proposes, enacts and vetos laws, oversees major zoning, land use and housing policy decisions and make judicial appointments.

Liz Crotty

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Tali Farhadian Weinstein

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Lucy Lang

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Alvin Bragg

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Dan Quart

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Eliza Orlins

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Tahanie Aboushie

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Diana Florence

Candidate for Manhattan DA

What does the District Attorney do?

The office is responsible for the prosecution of violations of New York state laws (federal law violations in Manhattan are prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York).

A DA’s duties typically include reviewing police arrest reports, deciding whether to bring criminal charges against arrested people, and prosecuting criminal cases in court. The DA may also supervise other attorneys, called Deputy District Attorneys or Assistant District Attorneys.

Tony Herbert

Candidate for Public Advocate

Jumaane Williams

Candidate for Public Advocate

Theo Chino

Candidate for Public Advocate

Gwen Goodwin

Candidate for Public Advocate

What does the Public Advocate do?

The public advocate is a non-voting member of the New York City Council with the right to introduce and co-sponsor legislation.

The public advocate also serves as an an ombudsman for city government, providing oversight for city agencies, investigating citizens’ complaints about city services and making proposals to address perceived shortcomings or failures of those services.

Along with the Mayor and the Comptroller, the public advocate is one of three municipal offices elected by all the city’s voters. In the event of a vacancy or incapacity of the mayor, the public advocate is first in line to become mayor.

District 1

Maud Maron

Candidate for City Council District 1

District 3

Leslie Boghosian Murphy

Candidate for City Council District 3

District 6

Maria Danzilo

Candidate for City Council District 6

Zack Weiner

Candidate for City Council District 6

What do City Council Members do?

From Woodlawn to Coney Island, every neighborhood in New York City is part of a Council District. There are 51 of these Districts, each represented by an elected Council Member.

Council Members Introduce and vote on legislation (proposed laws) having to do with all aspects of City life; negotiate the City’s budget with the Mayor and approve its adoption; monitor City agencies such as the Department of Education and the NYPD to make sure they’re effectively serving New Yorkers; and review land use and making decisions about the growth and development of our city.

David Weprin

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Zach Iscol

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Brian Benjamin

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Brand Lander

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Kevin Parker

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Reshma Patel

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Terri Liftin

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Candidate for NYC Comptroller

What do City Council Members do?

From Woodlawn to Coney Island, every neighborhood in New York City is part of a Council District. There are 51 of these Districts, each represented by an elected Council Member.

Council Members Introduce and vote on legislation (proposed laws) having to do with all aspects of City life; negotiate the City’s budget with the Mayor and approve its adoption; monitor City agencies such as the Department of Education and the NYPD to make sure they’re effectively serving New Yorkers; and review land use and making decisions about the growth and development of our city.

Ben Kallos

Candidate for Manhattan Borough President

Brad Hoylman

Candidate for Manhattan Borough President

Elizabeth Caputo

Candidate for Manhattan Borough President

Mark Levine

Candidate for Manhattan Borough President

Kimberly Watkins

Candidate for Manhattan Borough President

Elizabeth Crowley

Candidate for Queens Borough President

Robert E. Cornegy, Jr

Candidate for Brooklyn Borough President

What do City Council Members do?

From Woodlawn to Coney Island, every neighborhood in New York City is part of a Council District. There are 51 of these Districts, each represented by an elected Council Member.

Council Members Introduce and vote on legislation (proposed laws) having to do with all aspects of City life; negotiate the City’s budget with the Mayor and approve its adoption; monitor City agencies such as the Department of Education and the NYPD to make sure they’re effectively serving New Yorkers; and review land use and making decisions about the growth and development of our city.

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June 22, 2021

General Election

November 2, 2021

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