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09.10.13 Bucky Turco

According to the latest everything, Bill de Blasio has won the Democratic primary for mayor with 40% of the vote and likely won’t face another contest against Bill Thompson who has yet to concede. Meanwhile a guy named Joe Lhota won the Republican ticket. In the race for comptroller, Scott Stringer beat out Eliot Spitzer. […]

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04.24.13 ANIMAL

Jimmy McMillan, the political candidate whose slogan represents the one issue that all New Yorkers can agree on–that the rent is too damn high–is running for mayor. ANIMAL isn’t in the business of endorsing candidates, but we did want to help him get that message out. Watch the video and download the anthem for free! […]

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10.21.09 Will Sherman

Despite a conspicuous absence from voter guides, Monty Burns hasn’t given up his mayoral aspirations. The campaign is still hitting the streets, plastering their propaganda over illegal NPA ads in their quest to defeat Mayor Bloomberg’s third-term bid. Being a fabulously wealthy power plant owner, Burns doesn’t have to worry about the $500k illegal poster […]

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09.22.09 Will Sherman

In hopes of upsetting Mayor Bloomberg’s bid for a third term, “The Concerned New Yorkers for Monty Burns Coalition” deployed a Shepard Fairey-style poster campaign. Photo by Mediaeater […]

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08.26.09 Will Sherman

Thanks to an extraordinarily well-funded reelection campaign, 3 out of 4 New Yorkers have watched Mayor Bloomberg’s TV ads. But spending $37 million to spread his message to the masses is no guarantee they’ll like it: half of respondents to today’s Q poll found Bloomberg’s ads “annoying.” |NYDN| […]

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08.03.09 Will Sherman

A new anti-Bloomberg tabloid debuted last week. “Fed Up New Yorkers” is dedicated to challenging the mayor’s third term campaign and promises to publish regularly through November, though not with anywhere near the same reach as Bloomberg’s own media. |R8NY| […]

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07.31.09 Will Sherman

Mayor Bloomberg hasn’t even won his third term but he’s still leaving the door open for more. Asked whether he would rule out a fourth run, Bloomberg said the law doesn’t allow it. A reporter pointed out that the law didn’t always allow three terms, to which he responded: “But it does now. It permits […]

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07.27.09 Will Sherman

Tonight, folk legend and lifelong civil rights activist Joan Baez lends her voice in support of Green Party candidate Reverend Billy Talen’s mayoral bid. Also featuring the Rev’s Life After Shopping Gospel Choir among others, the Elect-a-lujah benefit concert costs just $15 and starts at 7 PM in the Highline Ballroom. Of course, if you […]

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07.21.09 Will Sherman

Reverend Billy Talen won’t be the only musical in the mayoral race this year. Tomorrow in Times Square, underwear clad crooner the Naked Cowboy will announce his candidacy, running on a platform of “bringing transparency to a whole new level.” Of course he does have to gather 7,500 signatures before he can get on the […]

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