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: