New Yorkers want Ray Kelly to be their next mayor, a new poll out by Quinnipiac today found.
Also high on their list is Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
The only problem is that neither Kelly nor Markowitz are thought to be likely candidates. Neither, for example has been raising money for a potential run. Read More
In Daniel Massey’s story this weekend, he has info about meetings Christine Quinn attended with education advocates, that were organized by Bradley Tusk.
In an email, Tusk has more to say about the meetings those meetings:
“The specifics of what Danny was referring to was the beginning phases of meetings and outreach from the Read More
After a meeting in Queens on Saturday, I asked Dennis Walcott about possibly running for mayor in 2013, as has been floated.
“That’s ridiculous. Give me a break,” he said. “That is just so absurd,” and “something I am not interested in.”
Lending their name to Scott Stringer’s latest fund-raiser next month, which benefits his all-but-announced 2013 mayoral run, are some pillars of the Democratic establishment. They are almost entirely from Manhattan, which he’ll need to lock down before making serious inroads in Brooklyn and Queens.
Independent, non-partisan redistricting is a major goal now being pushed in Albany by former Mayor Ed Koch and good-government reformers. Recently, Anthony Weiner–a Democratic congressman and all-but announced 2013 mayoral candidate–took some heat for his opposition to reforming the way New York’s legislative lines are drawn after each census.
But Weiner is not Read More
Would he want to, is my question.