Who are potential primary challengers to de Blasio in 2017?

  • Official Running List of Democratic Candidates for Mayor in 2017 (as of 1/1/2017):

    • Bill de Blasio: Incumbent

    • Sal Albanese: Former city councilperson for Bay Ridge, this is his 4th time running for Mayor

    • Tony Avella: Currently State Senator for Bayside Queens, was city councilperson for Bayside, second time running for Mayor

    • Richard “Bo” Dietl: Former detective for NYPD and radio personality on Fox network (Stephen Baldwin played him in a movie)

    • Josh Thompson: Running as education activist (wife works for Achievement First)

  • Rumored candidates:

    • Scott Stringer: Current City Comptroller

    • Ruben Diaz Jr.: Current Bronx Borough President

    • Jumaane Williams: Current City Councilperson for Flatbush, Brooklyn

    • Tish James: Current Public Advocate

To find list of all registered candidates in all 2017 elections (City Council, Borough President, etc.) as of Jan. 1, 2017, look here: http://www.gothamgazette.com/city/6676-candidates-for-2017-city-elections-mayor-city-council-comptroller