A Few Major Issues at Play in the 2013 Mayoral Races

This year marks a transition in local governance for a handful of major U.S. cities. Check out our graphic to see what issues mayoral hopefuls in four cities are debating.

Credit: Erica Sachse

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A total of 576 cities nationwide will have mayoral elections this year. During the campaigns, larger cities such as Detroit, Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, Minneapolis and Seattle will put issues like inequality, unwieldy pensions and withering public resources on the table, as mayoral hopefuls debate future action.

Our graphic gives a brief overview of some of the hot-button issues bringing races to a boil in four major cities.

Credit: Erica Sachse

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