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New York's buildings emit most of its greenhouse gases. The mayor has a plan to change that. - Washington Post

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) will announce plans Thursday to force thousands of aging buildings there to become more energy efficient, a first-of-its-kind initiative intended to make the Big Apple a national leader in reducing greenhouse-gas ...and more »

25 Things Nicole Malliotakis Promises To Do As Mayor - Gotham Gazette

Nicole Malliotakis (photo: @NMalliotakis). Staten Island Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis is the Republican nominee for mayor and, with the primary election over, the city's political focus has now shifted toward her bid to unseat incumbent Democrat ...and more »

2013 Voter Turnout Numbers Help Preview 2017 Primaries - Gotham Gazette

(photo: Samar Khurshid/Gotham Gazette). New York City voters head to the polls Tuesday in this year's party primary elections, mostly contests among competing Democrats. It is expected to be another low turnout election. Four years ago, only about 691 ...and more »

Your guide to the New York primary races - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

The polls open citywide Tuesday for primary election voting. The mayorship, Brooklyn District Attorney's spot, Public Advocate's position and all 51 seats on the City Council are up for grabs. Here's your guide to everything primary day: You can vote ...and more »

Bill de Blasio Has Proved that Economic Justice Is a Winning Democratic Strategy - The Nation.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the Progressive Agenda, along with a coalition of backers on Capitol Hill in May 2015. (AP Photo / Jacquelyn Martin). Ready to join the resistance? Sign up for Take Action Now and we'll send you three ...and more »

Here are the takeaways from primary election's sad turnout - New York Daily News

A day after the sleep-inducing primary election that five out of six registered city Democrats avoided Tuesday, the hangover has set in. Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese said the lesson was "money matters" — but low turnout did too. Here are some ...and more »

De Blasio, Seeking Second Term, Wins an Easy Victory - New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio coasted to a decisive win on Tuesday in the Democratic primary in New York City, as he moved closer to securing a second term. Facing a group of underfinanced, little-known rivals, Mr. de Blasio received 74 percent of the vote. His ...and more »

“He went straight to Chairman Mao”: Real estate execs sound off on de Blasio's views on property rights - The Real Deal Magazine

Following a barrage of attacks on his ties to the city's real estate industry, Mayor Bill de Blasio fired back with a surprising statement. The mayor said, if given the chance, he'd deflate private property rights. “If I had my druthers, the city ...and more »

De Blasio Wins Big in Democratic Primary Election - DNAinfo

NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio sailed to victory in Tuesday's Democratic primary, easily defeating his challengers to move on to the general election in November. The incumbent mayor won with 74 percent of the more than 423,000 votes, with 98 ...and more »

New York City Primary Election Results: Bill de Blasio Advances in Mayoral Race - New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio won the Democratic mayoral primary in New York City on Tuesday night, defeating Sal F. Albanese, a former city councilman, and three other challengers. He'll compete against Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican assemblywoman, in the ...and more »