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Mayoral primary politics resumes after 1-day silence

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - After abstaining from campaigning on Sept. 11, the candidates emerging from New York City's primary elections are expected to break their silence.

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, was set Thursday to receive the support of unions that had previously supported City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who finished a distant third in Tuesday's primary.

Republican nominee Joe Lohta was set to make two TV appearances and address a town hall.

De Blasio was the top vote-getter in the Democratic primary with just over the 40% needed to avoid an Oct. 1 runoff.

Former city comptroller Bill Thompson, who finished second, didn't release a public schedule but has vowed to stay in the race.

The Board of Elections will start recounting votes on Friday.

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