As dozens of candidates line up to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio, we’re breaking down key information about some of the contenders before you cast your vote this year.
Name: Andrew Yang
Party: Democratic Party
Race: New York City Mayor
Background: Entrepreneur, former presidential candidate
- Calls for giving New Yorkers “living in extreme poverty” an average of $2,000 per year
- Backs appointing a civilian commissioner for the NYPD
- Has expressed concern about tax increases hurting economic recovery, advocates for strong partnership with private sector
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