Campaign Roundup: Poll shows New Yorkers would vote for Ray Kelly for mayor
2013 Mayoral Race A poll commissioned by the Daily News [shows that](http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/york-city-voters-nypd-commissioner-ray-kelly-run-mayor-year-article-1.1066491) New Yorkers want Ray Kelly to run for mayor, but that it wouldn't be a cakewalk. An account of Bill Thompson's [evening at an](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/04/5753814/bill-thompson-running-mayor-whether-youre-paying-attention-or-not?top-featured-image) intriguing rooftop party in Williamsburg. State Senate A college professor will [formally announce](http://www.pressconnects.com/article/20120424/NEWS01/120424003/Esworthy-announce-Senate-candidacy?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cp) his Senate bid today against Tom Libous. Steve Katz released an [ambiguous statement](http://statepolitics.lohudblogs.com/2012/04/23/katz-issues-statement-on-senate-campaign-sort-of/) about whether he will stay in his race against Sen. Greg Ball. Brooklyn The David Storobin campaign staffer accused by Lew Fidler's campaign of ballot fraud has [been subpoenaed](http://www.politicker.com/2012/04/23/another-day-in-court-for-brooklyns-florida/). Gatemouth says that Storobin needs to [see the writing ](http://www.r8ny.com/blog/gatemouth/duvids_helicopter.html)on the wall, and run for Assembly. Queens Wal-Mart [politics may be](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/04/1199-picks-favorites-in-5-house-races/) involved in NY-6. Dan Halloran [landed the](http://www.politicker.com/2012/04/23/while-dan-halloran-announces-fire-marshal-backing/) Fire Marshals endorsement. Liz Crowley [got TWU](http://www.politicker.com/2012/04/23/and-elizabeth-crowley-gets-the-transport-workers/) Local 100. And Grace Meng [got South Asian](http://www.politicker.com/2012/04/23/grace-meng-rolls-out-south-asian-support/) support. Elsewhere Common Cause filed an [amicus brief](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/04/common-cause-files-amicus-on-63rd-district-lawsuit/) on the 63rd district lawsuit. 1199 [made endorsements](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/04/1199-picks-favorites-in-5-house-races/) in five House races. House Majority Leader John Boehner sees New York as a [potential trouble](http://www.politicker.com/2012/04/23/boehner-new-yorks-gop-reps-are-frankly-pretty-vulnerable/) spot for congressional Republicans. To read more from City & State[ click here](http://www.cityandstateny.com).
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