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Faculty Podcast: A Primer on the 2017 NYC Elections


On Nov. 7, New Yorkers will go to the ballot box and choose a mayor. Democrat Bill di Blasio, the current occupant of Gracie Mansion who’s seeking a second term, is being challenged by New York State Assembly Republican Nicole Malliotakis from Staten Island, and Bo Dietl, a retired NYPD detective who is running as an independent.

To better understand the contours of this race and other important issues that will be decided that day, Christina Greer, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, offers some insight and recommendations. Listen here:

And for more on how Greer thinks New York City can make political races more competitive, listen here.


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