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: Ray McGuire

Age: 64

Party: Democratic Party

Race: New York City Mayor

Background: Former Vice Chairman of Citigroup

Key positions:

  • Promises the creation of 500,000 jobs through a wage subsidy, financial support for struggling local businesses, cutting red tape
  • Does not support efforts to defund the NYPD, argues there must be an emphasis on accountability in the department
  • Is supportive of charter schools as part of the educational system

Ray McGuire on "You Decide with Errol Louis":

In a March 2021 appearance on the "You Decide with Errol Louis" podcast, Ray McGuire made the case for why his experience makes him the best candidate to lead the city out of an economic crisis.

More information about this candidate:

Mayoral candidate Ray McGuire wants to give New Yorkers $100 to get vaccinated

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See Ray McGuire’s website


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