FiOS1 NewsNov 7, 2017, 6:23 pm

NYC votes on whether to give Bill de Blasio a second term

De Blasio is facing Republican state Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and several third-party candidates

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Voters in New York City are deciding whether to give Mayor Bill de Blasio a second term leading the nation's largest city.
The Democrat is facing a crowded field Tuesday, and polls show he is far ahead.

De Blasio has campaigned on efforts to increase affordable housing and address his city's high cost of living. He's also cited low crime rates and touted his administration's rollout of universal pre-K for four-year-olds.

The mayor's first term was dogged by feuds with Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and investigations into campaign donations and pay-to-play politics.

De Blasio's toughest challenger is Republican state Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis of Staten Island, who has called the mayor ineffective. He also faces several third-party candidates.

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