Corey Johnson on Why He’s Dropping Out of the New York City Mayoral Race

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Back here. In the city. Big political surprise. The Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Not going to run for Mayor Corey Johnson was considered a front runner in the 2021 race to replace Mayor de Blasio in a statement. The council speaker writing this challenging time has led him to rethink how he can best be of service to the city and running for mayor is not the right path for him. Whoever takes over for the mayor next year will be dealing with a very different New York City that has seen a rise. In crime over the past six months, major unrest over national police brutality issues and a huge economic blow due to the cove it

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