With Mayor Bill de Blasio stepping down next year because of term limits, a crowded field has emerged to replace him. The Democratic primary, which is likely to determine the election’s outcome, is only nine months away. And the confluence of crises that New York City is facing — from economic devastation and widespread unemployment to civil unrest — is expected to play a major role in the race.
Kathryn Garcia, Maya Wiley and Scott M. Stringer.Todd Heisler/The New York Times, Gabriela Bhaskar for The New York Times, Chang W. Lee/The New York Times Scott M. Stringer, the city comptroller, formally declared his candidacy for mayor on Tuesday after months of anticipation. His announcement came hours after Kathryn […]