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: Scott Stringer
Party: Democratic Party
Race: New York City Mayor
Background: City Comptroller, former Manhattan Borough President, former State Assemblyman
- Wants to require all new buildings with ten or more units to set aside 25% of their apartments for affordable housing
- Says part of federal stimulus money should be set aside to “cancel” rent for those who can’t pay
- Backs cuts to the NYPD, accused the department last year of slowdowns
Scott Stringer on "You Decide with Errol Louis":
In an April 2021 appearance on the "You Decide with Errol Louis" podcast, Scott Stringer discussed his experience, his progressive values, whether he can bring about the change that some voters are looking for and more.
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