NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Announces 2021 Mayoral Run
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, a Democrat, announced that he is running for mayor in the November 2021 election.
Stringer and a coalition of elected officials held a press conference in Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan, near Comptroller Stringer's childhood home, to announce the news.
Scott Stringer has been serving as the city's chief financial officer since 2013. He represented the West Side in the New York State Assembly from 1992 to 2005 and served as Manhattan Borough President from 2006 to 2013.
City officials, including Brian Kavanaugh and State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, among many others, spoke on Stringer's behalf.
His campaign will focus on solving the housing crisis and rebuilding the city, Stringer stressed during his announcement speech.
Other city officials expected to join the NYC mayoral race include Former Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryne Garcia, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Mayor de Blasio's former top counsel, Maya Wiley.
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