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Fernando Mateo

Fernando Mateo

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    Fernando Mateo, left and Curtis Sliwa

    With under 50 days until primary day, June 22, the race to become the next Mayor of New York City has been picking up steam, though far greater attention continues to be on the crowded and competitive Democratic primary, in large part because it is likely to choose the next mayor based on the party’s very heavy (nearly 8 to 1) voter enrollment advantage. But New York had two mayors elected as Republicans who led the city for five terms from 1994 through 2013, and there is a competitive GOP primary this year, open to the

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    Fernando Mateo (photo: Mateo campaign)

    April 21, 2021 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Fernando Mateo on His Run for Mayor

    Fernando Mateo, a Republican candidate for New York City Mayor, joined the podcast to discuss his campaign ahead of the June primaries.

    Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter @TweetBenMaxand @JarrettMurphy. You can lis...

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    (l-r) GOP mayoral candidates Fernando Mateo, Curtis Sliwa, Sara Tirschwell, Bill Pepitone

    With just three months to go till the June 22 primary, a small field of Republicans have declared their campaigns for mayor. They are trying to succeed outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio, a two-term Democrat, and return the city to the type of Republican leadership it had for 20 years before de Blasio took office in 2014. While it’s a steep climb given the city’s overwhelming Democratic voter enrollment advantage, several Republicans are eager to become the party’s general election

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    Fernando Mateo (photo: Mateo campaign)

    Fernando Mateo, a Republican running for Mayor in the 2021 election, joined MNN's "Decision NYC with Ben Max" for an in-depth discussion of his candidacy for the city's top job. This interview is part of a series ...