Political science professor fact checks democratic NYC mayoral candidates

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(PIX11) – The New York City mayoral race is heating up.

Five democratic hopefuls squared off in their first debate Tuesday night, answering questions, throwing out “facts” and figures, on a number of topics.

But, just what was accurate and what wasn’t?

Professor of political science at Iona College and campaign management at NYU Dr. Jeanne Zaino stopped by the PIX11 Morning News to fact check the candidates.