De Blasio tops NY mayoral primary; Weiner distant fifth
September 11th, 2013
01:00 AM ET
7 months ago

De Blasio tops NY mayoral primary; Weiner distant fifth

New York (CNN) - New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, who began his campaign as a long-shot but surfed a late wave of momentum by tapping into liberal anxiety over the three-term administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, overwhelmed his opponents on Tuesday to finish first in the city's Democratic mayoral primary.

With results still being counted late Tuesday evening, de Blasio, the city's public advocate, was bobbing around the 40% mark needed to avoid a three-week runoff race for the Democratic nomination.

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Filed under: Bill de Blasio • Christine Quinn • New York
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  1. A Kickin Donkey

    Good to see Quinn lose

    September 11, 2013 07:17 am at 7:17 am |