During a rare visit to the Bronx today, some of Bill de Blasio’s most prominent backers pushed back on charges that the mayoral front-runner has spent too little time in the borough while campaigning for mayor.
During last night’s final debate, Mr. de Blasio was forced to respond to criticism that he’d spent too much time in Manhattan and Park Slope and not enough time in places like the Bronx and the Rockaways since securing the Democratic nomination.
In a surprise ruling earlier this evening, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit temporarily blocked an earlier federal ruling that would have curtailed the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Mayoral front-runner Bill de Blasio made a rare appearance in the Bronx today, greeting excited voters, handing out candy to trick-or-treating kids and talking up his campaign’s get-out-the-vote efforts in the election’s final stretch.
An independent expenditure effort reportedly backed by real estate interests in southern Brooklyn’s Sephardic Jewish community is now running last-minute ads on behalf of Bill de Blasio’s mayoral campaign.