NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidate Bill Thompson Concedes Primary

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Bill Thompson , New York City mayoral hopeful and former New York... News PhotoAndrew Cuomo,Bill de Blasio,Candidate,Conceding Defeat,Democracy,Election,Embracing,Former,Hope,Horizontal,Mayor,New York City,Political Party,Politics,Position,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Bill Thompson (L), New York City mayoral hopeful and former New York City comptroller, hugs Bill De Blasio (L), after conceding the Democratic party candidate position to De Blasio, outside New York City Hall on September 16, 2013 in New York City. Thompson and De Blasio both hoped to win the democratic cadidate position for New York City. While De Blasio had a majority lead in the primary vote with approximately 40% of the votes, Thompson had hoped that he could force a run off between the two. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (C) also attended the speech. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)