New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sworn into office

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been officially sworn into office as the 109th mayor of New York City. De Blasio first took the oath of

De Blasio became the city’s 109th mayor and the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in more than two decades.

De Blasio became the city’s 109th mayor and the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in more than two decades. (1/1/14)

NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio has been officially sworn into office as the 109th mayor of New York City.

De Blasio first took the oath of office in a small ceremony at his Park Slope home, just moments after ringing in the new year. He was joined by his wife Chirlane, and kids Chiara and Dante.

The inauguration was celebrated on a far grander scale on the steps of City Hall where he took the oath for a second time, as administered by former President Bill Clinton. Former mayors Michael Bloomberg and David Dinkins, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were among those in attendance.

Everyday New Yorkers from all five boroughs were included in the mix, getting an up-close seat on stage for the swearing in. They included a fast food worker from Brooklyn who's raising three children.

Public Advocate Letitia James and Comptroller Scott Stringer were also officially sworn into office.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Bratton led the NYPD from 1994 to 1996 1 De Blasio picks William Bratton to head NYPD
2 Farmingdale State men's basketball headed to NCAA tourney
VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 3 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Pauline Garner says she has been sleeping on 4 NYCHA tenant without furniture after ceiling leak
5 Park Slope coffee shop offers space for community use

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

De Blasio’s latest appointments include Polly Trottenberg to De Blasio elects 5 more to team

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced five more key members of his administration as he

The 70-year-old educator has a lengthy 40-year resume De Blasio picks next schools chancellor

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed Carmen Farina as the next New York City schools

Chiara says she needed help and was referred De Blasio’s daughter admits past struggles

A new revelation from Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's daughter is shining a light on something

De Blasio says he’ll miss his home borough, De Blasio to live in Gracie Mansion

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is officially moving on up to the east side. De Blasio

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE