Public Advocate Candidates

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Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: NYC Public Advocate Runoff

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

It's back to the polls today to choose between the top two vote-getters in the Democratic primary to succeed Bill de Blasio as Public Advocate. Who gets your support? Daniel Squadron or Letitia James? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.

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Chancellor Walcott on Test Scores; Public Advocate Candidates; Back-to-School Football

Monday, August 26, 2013

Schools chancellor Dennis Walcott discusses this year's lower standardized test scores and takes your calls. Plus: Public advocate candidates Cathy Guerriero, Letitia James, Reshma Saujani and Daniel Squadron each make their case; and The New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden discusses whether or not football is too dangerous for high school.

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Meet the Candidates: NYC Public Advocate

Monday, August 26, 2013

Daniel Squadron, NYS Senator, Reshma Saujani, former Deputy Public Advocate, Cathy Guerriero, Staten Islander who teaches at Columbia Teachers College and NYU Steinhardt School of Education, and Letitia James, Brooklyn City Council Member, make their case for NYC Public Advocate.

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Public Advocate Candidates Talk Ethics, Integrity in Debate

Sunday, August 25, 2013

The public advocate is known as the city’s watchdog. And the four leading Democratic candidates spent much of a debate Sunday questioning whether their opponents have enough integrity for the job.

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