“While the insiders sling mud, Eric Gioia is solving problems,” the narrator says in this slightly tweaked Eric Gioia ad, which I caught last night and was posted on YouTube moments ago.
The ad quotes news outlets describing the first televised public advocate debate, which got pretty heated.
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Mark Green is hovering just shy of the 40 percent he needs to avoid a run-off, according to the latest USA Survey poll of likely voters, conducted from August 28 to September 1.
Bill de Blasio gained 4 points, and is now at 23 percent. Eric Gioia, who overtook Norman Siegel, gained 3 Read More
A new WABC-TV poll is out, and Melinda Katz has moved ahead in the city comptroller race, while Mark Green slipped 9 points in the public advocate’s race.
Katz gained 5 points while John Liu, the previous leader, dropped 2 points from a similar poll last week. Katz is now 27 percent, Liu Read More
Bill de Blasio scored a coup this weekend, winning the endorsement of The New York Times for public advocate over Mark Green, who The Times endorsed for mayor in 2001 and attorney general in 2006.
Hours after the endorsement came out on Saturday, de Blasio’s campaign put out a robocall featuring Read More
Mark Green, the former public advocate who ran for mayor in 2001, said he does not want to run for mayor again.
Green said that during the first televised debate in the public advocate’s race, hosted by WABC-TV.
Green is hovering at the 40 percent in the polls –enough to win the Democratic Read More
I’m in the Green Room at ABC’s studios, about to watch the first official debate between the public advocate candidates.
Zoe Epstein of Eric Gioia’s office was hanging out in here, joking that she played Bill de Blasio in debate prep.
Mark Green walked by and told his daughter, Jenya, to say hi to us. Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s lead over Bill Thompson has grown, slightly, according to a Quinnipiac poll out today. Bloomberg leads Thompson 50 to 35 percent, up from the 47 to 37 percent lead in their July 28 poll.
Thompson’s numbers among African-Americans are lower than where they’ll probably be in November, meaning this gap will Read More
Here’s the latest mailer from Eric Gioia’s campaign, which features his wife (and fund-raiser) Lisa Hernandez Gioia.
She’s featured on each of the four pages. Another candidate in the race, Bill de Blasio, is also featuring his family prominently, in campaign material.
The best part, I think, is Read More
Bill de Blasio is up with his second ad, featuring every member of his family.
He’s put more public emphasis on his family than the other candidates, Mark Green, Norman Siegel, or Eric Gioia. Certainly, he’s the only candidate in the all-white field who can use the diversity of his own household as a direct Read More
Public advocate candidate Eric Gioia is out with his second ad, which features a series of people talking straight to the camera, and Eric Gioia’s voice saying, “You can talk until you’re blue in the face, but the truth is, if you’re not wealthy or well connected in this city, government doesn’t hear your voice.” Read More