George McDonald, a Republican, is the founder of the Doe Fund, a non-profit organization for the homeless.
Voters will decide during Tuesday's primary election who they want as their Democratic and Republican candidates for New York City mayor. The latest poll has him third place among Republican candidates for mayor.
Democratic primary candidates in the mayor's race include Sal Albanese, Randy Credico, Bill de Blasio, Neal Grimaldi, John Liu, Christine Quinn, Erick Salgado, Bill Thompson and Anthony Weiner. Republican candidates include John Catsimatidis, Joseph Lhota and George McDonald.
Follow below for the latest updates in today's election:
09/11/2013 12:28 AM EDT
NY1 Reports Democratic Primary Faces A Recount
09/11/2013 12:01 AM EDT
PHOTO: de Blasio's Children Introduce Their Father
09/10/2013 11:58 PM EDT
de Blasio: 'Thank You, My Fellow Democrats'
An exuberant de Blasio spoke before supporters Tuesday evening, offering "my gratitude" and stating that "I will never forget what you have done...you have made this campaign a cause, and I thank you for elevating it to that level."
09/10/2013 11:56 PM EDT
A Democratic Recount?
With 96 percent of precincts reporting and Bill de Blasio hovering microscopically above the 40 percent threshold needed to secure the Democratic mayoral nomination, it appears that votes are poised for a recount. Bill Thompson has stated that he is not conceding tonight and is reportedly chanting "three more weeks!" with supporters.
09/10/2013 11:40 PM EDT
Christine Quinn Concedes
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn officially conceded the Democratic nomination for mayor in a speech at the Dream Hotel with wife Kim Catullo by her side. For a full list of live results, click here.
09/10/2013 11:37 PM EDT
His Biggest Fan
09/10/2013 11:28 PM EDT
Lhota Blasts De Blasio
09/10/2013 11:23 PM EDT
Stringer Earns Comptroller Nomination
According to HuffPost's polling data, Scott Stringer has earned the Democratic nomination for New York City comptroller, with 93 percent of precincts reporting. Eliot Spitzer is said to be delivering his concession speech shortly.
09/10/2013 11:07 PM EDT
Weiner Giving The Finger?
09/10/2013 11:00 PM EDT
Joe Lhota Projected To Win Republican Nomination
GOP mayoral nomination called for Joe Lhota, beating out rivals John Catsimatidis and George McDonald.