Bill de Blasio Enters NYC Mayoral Race General Election With Wide Lead

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has emerged from the primary campaign with a sizeable lead over Republican Joe Lhota, winning support of nearly two-thirds of likely New York City voters in the first general election poll. De Blasio leads Lhota 65 percent to 22 percent among likely voters, according to the NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal Marist poll released Tuesday. [cont.]

Torey Van Oot, NBC 4 New York