Conventional wisdom in the 2013 Mayoral race suggests newspaper Tom Allon is a longshot to win in a field that’s expected to include 2009 runner up Bill Thompson, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Comptroller John Liu and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Mr. Allon got his campaign off to a head start this week with the race’s first TV commercial and a new web site.
Yesterday, he explained his reasons for getting in the game early and why he thinks he can win to the Observer. “I wouldn’t call it a field of heavyweights.” Mr. Allon said. ”It is, you know, I think a wide open race.” Read More