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Michael R. Bloomberg -- Mayor of New York City Seeks Re-election

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Why He Might Win:

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is running for a historic third term as New York City mayor. Bloomberg has enjoyed strong approval ratings and is running a very aggressive campaign.

Why He Might Lose:

Many New Yorkers are seeking change in City Hall. Some resent Bloomberg's push for a third term and feel the billionaire is out of touch with the average New Yorker. Democratic front-runner Bill Thompson is gaining ground on Bloomberg in in public opinion polls.

Background and Qualifications:

Bloomberg was elected as New York City Mayor in 2001. He is the founder of Bloomberg LP, an international finance company and news conglomerate. He has an undergraduate degree from John Hopkins University and an MBA from Harvard.

Learn more about Mayor Michael Bloomberg's background and positions on key issues for New Yorkers.

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