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Public Advocate 2021

Public Advocate 2021

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    (l-r) Devin Balkind, Devi Nampiaparampil, Jumaane Williams, & Tony Herbert

    Candidates for New York City Public Advocate in the fast-approaching 2021 general election discussed their visions for the city’s second highest office during two recent TV debates.

    On Tuesday night, incumbent Democratic Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and Republican nominee Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil met for a one-on-one debate hosted by NY1 and other partners and moderated by Errol Louis, Spectrum NY1’s political anchor. The debate was an official, New York City Campaign Finance

  • Jumaane Williams on the 2021 Primary Results & What Comes Next

    Public Advocate Jumaane Williams (photo: Neha Gautam/Office of the Public Advocate)

    July 7, 2021 - Max Politics Podcast: Jumaane Williams on the 2021 Primary Results & What Comes Next

    Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, on his way to a first full term in the citywide position, joined the show to discuss his goals for the future, addressing gun violence, Eric Adams' win in the Democratic primary for mayor, his relationship with Adams, and more.

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    Theo Chino (photo: Theo Chino campaign)

    Theo Chino, a Democrat running for Public Advocate in the 2021 election, joined MNN's "Decision NYC with Ben Max" for an in-depth discussion of his candidacy. This interview is part of a series ...

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    Public Advocate Jumaane Williams (photo: John McCarten/City Council)

    Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joined "Decision NYC with Ben Max," a show from Manhattan Neighborhood Network and Gotham Gazette, to discuss his case for reelection ahead of the June primary and fall general election. Williams talked with Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max about his accomplis