Campaign Roundup: Is Christine Quinn trying to force Stringer out of the mayoral race?

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2013 Mayoral Race

Top city and state Republicans are setting up fundraising and paperwork for NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to jump into the mayor’s race in 2013, without Kelly’s involvement.

Council Speaker Christine Quinn is reportedly trying to force Manhattan Borough president Scott Stringer to drop out of the mayor’s race.

NYC mayors have come from Manhattan for nearly 40 years, something a couple candidates are hoping to change.

Brooklyn

The special election in Brooklyn to replace former Sen. Carl Kruger is costing $1 million, 25 percent more than anticipated.

Could Simcha Felder end up running with both Republican and Democratic support?

Queens

The NY-6 race features a slew of ballot challenges.

James Sanders registered a campaign committee for his run against Shirley Huntley.

Manhattan

The Times looks at Harlem’s racial shift and the effect on political power there.

Adriano Espaillat is starting to rack up endorsements in his congressional race.

One of them came from Sen. Gustavo Rivera, who is himself getting a challenge.

Elsewhere

There’s a likely Democratic primary to replace Rep. Jack McEneny.

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