New York City mayor 2013
Jan 1, 2014 — De Blasio, the first Democrat elected as mayor in two decades, rode the subway to his swearing in. In his inaugural speech, he promised "a new progressive direction in New York."
Sep 16, 2013 — Bill Thompson conceded the New York City mayoral primary to Bill de Blasio, assuring that the Democratic Party will avoid what promised to be an acrimonious intraparty runoff.
Dec 3, 2012 — Two gubernatorial contests — in New Jersey and Virginia — plus mayoral races in New York and Los Angeles head up the 2013 election calendar. Plus: Time to get rid of the Iowa straw poll? And who will succeed Jesse Jackson Jr.?