2021 New York City Mayoral Election

2021 NYC Mayoral Candidates: Where They Stand

Sources

General:

May 13, 2021: Mayoral Democratic Debate

March 4, 2021: Teens Take Charge Youth Mayoral Forum 

Curbed: Here’s Everyone Running for New York City Mayor (So Far Meet the twenty-plus candidates)

New York Times: We Interviewed the NYC Mayoral Candidates: Here's What We Learned

New York Times: How the Candidates for N.Y.C. Mayor Plan to Improve Transit

Gotham Gazette: Can the Next Mayor Save NYCHA? Democratic Candidates Offer Varied Plans for City's Crumbling Public Housing

New York Daily News: NYC mayoral hopefuls contemplate big changes to transportation for 2022

Politico: Student activists put candidates through their paces in mayoral forum

Gotham Gazette: Democratic Mayoral Candidates Stake Out Education Policy Positions

Chalkbeat: NYC mayoral race: Where do candidates stand on major education issues? Here’s your essential guide.

Gay City News: Mayoral Hopefuls Divided on Sex Work Decrim at Jim Owles Forum

Politico: NYC mayoral candidates divided on politically fractious elite high school test

Gothamist: Three Mayoral Candidates Commit to “Police-Free” Public Schools. Here's What That Means

The Envoy: We Asked Mayoral Candidates About CUNY. Here’s What They Said.

The Chief: Mayoral Candidates Weigh Into School-Safety Debate (free article)

Specific for Candidates:*

*Additional research

Andrew Yang

Transportation:

New York Post: Yang has no answers on MTA takeover, agency debt

am New York: Andrew Yang proposes copy/pasting NYC Transit operations to management by the city

Housing:

Fight for NYCHA: Andrew Yang is keeping quiet, as Bill de Blasio wrecks NYCHA in his last year with RAD/PACT and the Blueprint

Mental Health:

The Mighty: How Andrew Yang's Recent Comments Stigmatize Mental Illness

The Mary Sue: Andrew Yang Proposes Offensive ‘Two Strike Rule’ for Policing Those With Mental Health Issues

The Mighty: How Andrew Yang's Recent Comments Stigmatize Mental Illness

New York Post: Ending Geographic/Academic Screenings: Mayoral hopeful Yang slams Gifted and Talented test nix, warns of parent exodus

Dianne Morales

Police-Free Schools: 

Insider: Meet Dianne Morales, the NYC mayoral candidate campaigning on 'defund the police'

Eric L. Adams

Broadband Acess: 

Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams: BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: BP ADAMS, CM KALLOS RELEASE NEW REPORT LAYING OUT PATH TO UNIVERSAL INTERNET ACCESS IN NYC

Housing:

New York Daily News: Eric Adams pushes 'recovery plan' for NYC public housing

Kathryn A. Garcia

New Deal for CUNY:

The Envoy: Kathryn A. Garcia

Abolishing SHSAT:

The New York Jewish Week: Where NYC Mayoral Candidate Kathryn Garcia Stands on Six Jewish Issues

Maya D. Wiley

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity:

Jim Oweles Liberal Democratic Club: Candidate Answers to JOLDC: Maya Wiley for NYC Mayor

Raymond J. McGuire

Scott M. Stringer

Abolishing SHSAT:

Politico: Stringer noncommittal on specialized high school test

New Deal for CUNY:

am New York: Green graduates: CUNY alums earned $57 billion in 2019, Stringer report finds

am New York: CUNY teacher union ranks Stringer as a top choice for mayor followed by Morales

Gotham Gazette: Stringer Plan Calls for Revamping City Workforce Development, Including Free Community College

Amsterdam News: Comptroller Scott Stringer proposes free tuition at all CUNY community colleges

 

Shaun L. S. Donovan

Broadband Access:

Aol: NYC mayoral candidate Shaun Donovan promises broadband internet for all, data-driven approach to government

Housing:

The City: Can Mayoral Hopeful Shaun Donovan Save New York City’s Crumbling Public Housing?

Trauma-Informed Training in Schools:

New York Arts in Education Roundtable: Shaun Donovan

Abolishing SHSAT:

Politico: Donovan would remove middle school screens as mayor, but would revise SHSAT

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity: 

am New York: Mayoral hopeful Shaun Donovan pledges to house homeless LGBTQ+ youth