At a mayoral candidate forum this morning, hosted by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and held at St. Francis College, three Republican candidates and one Independence candidate fielded questions from a number of borough Chambers of Commerce. Jack Friedman of the Queens Chamber of Commerce posed a question concerning the ongoing Sandy recovery.
In our Mayoral Mashup we talk with voters, as well as political and policy leaders, about what they see as the most important issue facing New York City’s next mayor.
For this Mayoral Mashup we spoke with voters attending a Republican mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Asian American Federation, asking one simple question: What do you see as the most important issue that our next mayor will face upon taking office? Watch to find out what they had to say.
One additional note: The Federation conducted a straw poll at the conclusion of the forum, with the following results: Adolfo Carrion – 44%, John Catsimatidis – 29%, George McDonald – 27%.
We have some additional coverage of the forum here.
Here’s a brief “horse race” analysis of how they each helped or harmed their candidacies: