NYC Mayoral Debate 2021: Adams, Sliwa face off on WABC-TV

With one week to go before Election Day, things got fiery between Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
REPLAY: NYC mayoral debate
With one week to go before Election Day, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa met in their final New York City mayoral debate on Tuesday night, co-hosted by WABC.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The second and final debate for the New York City mayoral race took place at WABC-TV Studios on Tuesday night.

Democratic candidate Eric Adams and Republican counterpart Curtis Sliwa faced off with just a week to go before Election Day.

DEBATE RECAP | Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa meet final New York City mayoral debate

The two men running to become New York City's next mayor offered starkly different visions about how to lead the nation's largest city out of the pandemic.

WATCH | NYC mayoral candidates address vaccine mandates for children:

Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa get into a fiery argument over how they would address vaccine mandates for children in public schools.

They took the stage one last time before the election on November 2 and hoped to sway voters who are still undecided.

WABC-TV co-hosted the debate with the League of Women Voters of NYC, Univision 41 Nueva York, Hispanic Federation, and NAACP NYS Conference.

Eyewitness News anchor Bill Ritter moderated the debate.

WATCH | Candidates weigh in on current NYC mayor's successes, failures:

When it comes to the current New York City mayor's successes and failures, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa have vastly different opinions.


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