Scrutinizing possible impact of identity politics on NYC mayoral race
The role of so-called identity politics hovers as a big question mark over the first incumbent-free contest for New York City mayor since 2001.
Demographics have changed long-term. The black-voter-white-voter calculus of, say, the two close and epic contests between successive mayors David Dinkins and Rudy Giuliani may feel like ancient history.
The changes have left experts to wrestle...