Who did Mayor John Lindsay defeat when he ran for Mayor of New York City in 1965 1969 and 1971?
thought of it this mornign but can't figure it out
Nelson Rockefeller In 1965 John Lindsay defeated Abe Beame and William Buckley when he ran for Mayor of New York City. Then in 1969 he defeated Mario Procaccino and John Marchi to win his second term. There was no election in 1971 for mayor. As far as Nelson Rockefeller is concerned, he never ran for mayor of New York, but he was Governor of New York from 1959 until 1973 and then he became Vice President from 1974 until 1977.