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Christine C Quinn (D, WF)


  • Funds Raised: $6,679,308.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board
  •  Subject to term limits in 2013

    PROFILE:

    First elected to the City Council in 1999, Christine Quinn became speaker in 2006 — the first openly gay person to hold the powerful position. She has been extremely outspoken in support of same-sex marriage. Her legislative agenda has focused on housing and health. Her time as speaker has been marked by her cooperation with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, helping to engineer the extension of term limits and blocking measures such as paid sick leave. Her actions in the FY2012 budget talks — where she helped avert teacher layoffs — and the fading on Anthony Weiner's political star are widely seen as greatly boosting her chance to follow Bloomberg in 2013.



    City Council Speaker

    City Council for District 3  Subject to term limits in 2013

    Yetta Kurland   (D)   (declared)  · Corey Johnson   (D)   (declared)  · 

    City Council Speaker

    declared running for:

    Mayor (Campaign Website)

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR Mayor:

    Bill de Blasio (D, WF) (declared) · Joseph Lhota (R) (declared) · John C Liu (D, WF) (declared) · Adolfo Carrión Jr. (I) (declared) · Sal Albanese (D) (declared) · Erick Salgado (R) (declared) · George T. McDonald (R) (declared) · William C. Thompson, Jr. (D, WF) (declared) · Anthony Weiner (D, WF, I) (declared) · John A Catsimatidis (R) (declared) · Jack Hidary (I) (declared) · Randy A. Credico (L, Anti-Prohibition) (declared) · Anthony Gronowicz (G) (declared) ·