Published On: Wed, Jun 23rd, 2021
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Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Wins GOP Primary in New York City Mayoral Race

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Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa sailed to an easy win over restaurateur Fernando Mateo in Tuesday’s Republican mayoral primary in New York City. Sliwa received 68.9 percent of the Republican votes to 26.9 percent for Mateo, with over 96 percent of precincts reporting, according to preliminary results from the Board of Elections. “Ladies and gentlemen, we have just won the Republican Party in an overwhelming way,” Sliwa said Tuesday at the Empire Steakhouse in Midtown, according to the New York Post. “It was a long period of time that took going door-to-door, street by street, subway station by subway station, and spreading the word,” he said, according to the outlet. With public attention on crime and safety, both Republican candidates campaigned on a law-and-order platform, with Sliwa resorting to some colorful stunts as he sought to capitalize on his history with the Guardian Angels, a group of volunteer crime fighters. Sliwa …

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