Jun 9, 2021 - Podcasts

New York City prepares to pick its next mayor

This Saturday, Democrats in America’s largest city will be asked to begin early voting for their nominee for mayor, a person whose influence is certain to extend beyond the five boroughs. But the ranked choice voting system is different than anything New York City has used before, and there still isn’t a frontrunner.

Axios Re:Cap digs in with Dana Rubinstein, a metro desk reporter with the New York Times, to learn more about the candidates, why crime and policing have become the top issue and what to watch heading into Saturday.

Note: An earlier version of this episode didn't make clear that what begins this Saturday is early voting.

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