Heroes and scoundrels: What do you know about New York mayors? Take our quiz.
On Nov. 5, New Yorkers will elect the city’s 109th mayor. Often called “the second toughest job in America,” the office has been held by locomotive drivers, jazz composers, and one of the world’s richest men. Some have been scoundrels, some heroes, and some a mix of both. But all have been men, and all but one white.How much do you know about the cast of colorful characters who have led the sprawling metropolis some have called the “capital of the world?”