2013 election

In City’s Progressive Revolution, Jews Seem Unenthused

Faced with a lopsided race, many apparently chose protest vote against de Blasio, or stayed home.

Assistant Managing Editor

At the culmination of Bill de Blasio’s “tale of two cities” mayoral campaign, there was also a tale of two Jewish communities, it seems.

Joseph Lhota, left, and  Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

James Wins Public Advocate Race

Squadron grounded as Crown Heights councilwoman is poised to be first African American woman to hold citywide office.

Assistant Managing Editor

Letitia James, a City Council member representing Crown Heights, easily won the city's only runoff election yesterday to become the Democratic nominee for public advocate. With no Republican opponent and only minor opposition in November's election, she is likely to become the the first African American woman to hold citywide office.

Letitia "Tish" James
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