The Election Atlas has been updated with the following information & maps:
Earlier updates include...
CUNY's NYC Election Atlas was created to focus on maps and demographic analysis to provide a backdrop for the 2013 mayoral election, the first open mayoral election (no incumbent) in more than a decade. The Center for Urban Research at the CUNY Graduate Center has mapped the results from most of the election in New York City since then, but our Atlas has only been updated sporadically after 2013. Contact the CUNY Mapping Service if you would like access to our maps of the other elections not available via the Atlas. Thank you!
The 2013 mayoral election in New York City is the first in more than a decade with no sitting mayor as a candidate, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg's three-term, 12-year incumbency. There are seven declared Democratic candidates, three Republican candidates, one Independence candidate, and several more running on other party lines (as of the July 15 filing with the NYC Campaign Finance Board).
As the candidates criss-cross the city and participate in forums and debates, media organizations and others hope to understand who are the city's potential — and likely — voters and how the candidates may appeal to New York's rich and varied fabric of ethnic identities, local issues, and citywide policy concerns.
This website provides in one place a wealth of demographic information about selected ethnic groups and local neighborhoods across the city. It also provides a series of maps that reveal how several current mayoral candidates have fared in previous elections. This material provides historical and social context for the 2013 mayoral race. The information is designed primarily to help students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and their partners at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media. But anyone interested in New York City politics should find the information helpful.
Click below to explore New York's demographics and voting patterns on a local and citywide basis.