A Who’s Who in NYC Politics – as of May 2013

Screenshot from WNYC's Candidate Tracker

Screenshot from WNYC’s Candidate Tracker

New York City politics can be a little confusing at times, so here is a simple list of candidates running for major positions. The list also includes current (May 24, 2013) campaign contributions … just a little something to talk about over Memorial Day weekend.

Mayor

Christine Quinn (D)

$7,063,397

Anthony Weiner (D)

$4,839,305

Bill de Blasio (D)

$3,919,542

John Liu (D)

$3,330,500

William Thompson, Jr. (D)

$3,304,520

Joseph Lhota (R)

$1,281,634

Tom Allon (R)

$299,519

Erick Salgado (D)

$205,980

George McDonald (R)

$157,433

Sal Albanese (D)

$125,337

Adolfo Carrion, Jr. (I)

$63,558

Randy Credico (D)

$17,611

John Catsimatidis (R)

$16,310

Carl Person (Ref)

$3,516

He Lee

$1,000

Hilda Broady-Fernandez

$925

Philip Marks

$500

Kevin Coenen, Jr. (D)

$175

Ceceilia Berkowitz

$0

Neil Grimaldi

$0

Anthony Gronowicz (G)

$0

Walter Iwachiw (R [updated 7/15/13])

$0

Abiodun Laurel-Smith (I)

$0

Comptroller

Scott Stringer (D)

$2,734,325

Julia Willebrand (G)

$0

Public Advocate

Dan Squadron (D)

$1,196,245

Reshma Saujani (D)

$1,139,290

Letitia James (D)

$607,906

Catherine Guerriero (D)

$131,347

Sidique Wai

$18,225

 

 

Brooklyn BP

Eric Adams (D)

$523,608

John Gangemi

$12,265

Queens BP

Peter Vallone, Jr. (D)

$1,002,563

Melinda Katz (D)

$465,883

Jose Peralta (D)

$301,316

Leroy Comrie (D)

$145,901

Tony Avella (D)

$57,221

Everly Brown (D)

$1,701

Manhattan BP

Julie Menin (D)

$1,030,972

Jessica Lappin (D)

$724,798

Robert Jackson (D)

$369,890

Gale Brewer (D)

$151,087

Bronx BP

Ruben Diaz, Jr. (D)

$1,068,388

 

Staten Island BP

James Oddo (R)

$339,719

For more information, check out the New York City Campaign Finance Board http://www.nyccfb.info/ is a public site which presents information on campaign finances and donors.

Decide NYC http://www.decidenyc.com/ is a private site aimed at helping inform New York City voters.

WNYC has a “Mayor Tracker” http://project.wnyc.org/elections/mayor-tracker/ which provides up to date information on polling, news, and events, as well as candidates’ social media stats!

For more detailed information on local candidates and elected positions, check out Project Vote Smart http://votesmart.org/.

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4 Comments on “A Who’s Who in NYC Politics – as of May 2013”

  1. Jeffrey Barke May 24, 2013 at 8:33 pm #

    Where are the plaNYourCity endorsements? 😉

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    • alexsommer May 29, 2013 at 11:45 am #

      Endorsements will be released November 6th, 2013

      Like

  2. walter iwachiw July 15, 2013 at 9:34 am #

    iwachiw walter republican please correct

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  3. walter iwachiw July 21, 2013 at 12:14 pm #

    Your missing Eliot Spitzer NYBP and Hildary Mayor and Sal s for mayor

    Like

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