Former Mayoral Candidate Claims Corruption Rife In Race Against Bill de Blasio

In 2017, Mike Tolkin ran for New York City Mayor as a Democrat against incumbent Bill de Blasio. He poured his life savings – over $500,000 – and heart into the race, but was not allowed to participate in three crucial debates (two in the primary, one in the general) that would have given him the opportunity to face the incumbent.