Hillary Clinton’s next political move may be a run for the position of New York City Mayor.
Newsmax reported that Hillary Clinton, who was a New York Senator from 2001 to 2009, has been “talking about” running for Bill de Blasio’s spot as New York City mayor and is being “urged” to do so by Democratic leaders and donors.
Clinton is very popular in New York and beat Trump in New York during the 2016 election, grabbing 59 percent to his 36.5 percent.
Where she really hammered Trump, though, was in New York City, winning 78.59 percent with 1,969,920 votes.
Clinton was a State Senator and her popularity rating bounced back and forth, from a peak when she first started in 2001 at 60%, to a low a year later at 47%. By 2005 her popularity rating was back up to 57%, then dropped to 48% in 2008.
Hank Sheinkopf, a New York Democratic consultant, told Newsmax, “She is wildly popular among New Yorkers — so much so that were she to file, [Mayor Bill] de Blasio would have to file his retirement papers on the same day.”
“She’s talking about it,” a former elected city official told Newsmax.
What are her chances of becoming the next New York City Mayor?
A Newsmax source stated, “If she ran, she’d win.”
My top prediction for 2017: Either Bill or Hillary Clinton will announce candidacy for Mayor of NYC #predictions2017
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H/T: The Daily Caller
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