Updated: A 2021 mayoral contender fact sheet

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson raises his hand during a town hall meeting hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson raises his hand during a town hall meeting hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson raises his hand during a town hall meeting hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Updated: A 2021 mayoral contender fact sheet

Everything you need to know about the potential New York City contenders.
July 31, 2018

“If you’re a public official and haven’t already started organizing and fundraising toward 2021, you’re not serious,” says Mark Green, the 2001 Democratic nominee for New York City mayor.

Here's a look at the declared and likely candidates for the 2021 race, and how seriously they're taking it.
 

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Eric Adams

Born: 1960

Home: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Current: Brooklyn Borough President

Previous: State Senator; NYPD officer

Fundraising: $1.18 million left in 2021 account
 

Rubén Díaz Jr.

Born: 1973

Home: Soundview, Bronx

Current: Bronx Borough President

Previous: Assemblyman

Fundraising: $600,000 in 2021 account
 

Corey Johnson

Born: 1982

Home: Chelsea, Manhattan

Current: New York City Council Speaker

Previous: New York City Councilman; Manhattan Community Board 4 Chairman

Fundraising: $89,000 left in 2017 account; $0 in 2021 account
 

Scott Stringer

Born: 1960

Home: Financial District, Manhattan

Current: New York City Comptroller

Previous: Manhattan Borough President; Assemblyman

Fundraising: $2.12 million in 2021 account
 

Melinda Katz

Born: 1965

Home: Forest Hills, Queens

Current: Queens Borough President

Previous: Attorney; New York City Councilwoman

Fundraising: $341,000 in 2021 account

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