Bill De Blasio

The latest on Bill De Blasio. A Democrat, De Blasio was first elected to serve as the mayor of New York City in 2014. He ran for mayor on a progressive platform. His tenure has been marked by his efforts to de-escalate tensions with the police department and COVID-19. Before serving as mayor, De Blasio served as public advocate of New York City from 2010 to 2013. He briefly made a run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.