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new york to hold primaries for offices, including nyc mayor

albany, n.y. — new york city mayor bill de blasio faces a crowded primary field, but no challengers with his organizing power or financial muscle, as he seeks a second term as the leader of the country's largest city.de blasio is one of five democrats running in tuesday's primary. he's considered the favorite against sal albanese, richard bashner, robert gangi and michael tolkin. the winner of tuesday's contest will face republican state assemblywoman nicole malliotakis, of staten island, and independent candidate bo dietl, a private detective, in november.new york city also was holding primaries tuesday for other local offices. one city council race in queens is attracting attention because of the candidacy of hiram monserrate, a former councilman and state lawmaker who was expelled from the state senate after he was convicted of assaulting his girlfriend. monserrate later served nearly two years in prison after pleading guilty to fraud and corruption charges in a separate case. he faces state assemblyman francisco moya in the democratic primary.several other notable primary races will be settled across the state.albany mayor kathy sheehan faces challenges from city common councilman frank commisso jr. and council president carolyn mclaughlin, fellow democrats.in syracuse, three democrats are running to succeed democrat stephanie miner, who is term-limited. they are city auditor marty masterpole, city councilman joseph nicoletti and juanita perez williams, a former ass...