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  GOP eyeing [NYC] ‘Mayor’ Malcolm
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MediaNewspaper - New York Post
News DateWednesday, August 1, 2012 05:55:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionFormer state Senate Democratic Majority Leader Malcolm Smith is considering running for mayor — as a Republican — in a move that could shake up the 2013 mayoral contest.

The Queens senator has been in talks with Republican leaders about running on the GOP line, including a recent meeting with the state’s party chairman, Ed Cox, The Post has learned

He has also discussed the race for City Hall with state Independence Party chairman Frank MacKay.

Smith yesterday confirmed his discussions with Cox and others about a potential run for mayor next year under the Republican Party banner.

Under state law, Smith can run as a Republican candidate without even changing his Democratic Party registration — if three of the city’s five GOP county leaders back him.
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