De Blasio's Son Votes to Stay in Brooklyn

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's son, Dante, isn't ready to leave his Brooklyn, N.Y., roots for the Upper East Side mayoral home.

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Dante de Blasio

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The 16-year-old son of New York's newly crowned mayor-elect, Bill de Blasio, isn't ready for a change of address just yet, the New York Daily News reports.

Becoming mayor means the family moves to Gracie Mansion in the Upper East Side, which is awesome—unless you go to high school way over in Brooklyn.

“I’m still reticent because the family hasn’t spoken yet,” Bill de Blasio said when asked if he planned to move from Park Slope.

"As you may have noticed, there are four strong personalities in the family, one of whom, Mr. Dante de Blasio, has strong feelings about proximity to his high school," de Blasio said. "There’s a very serious family discussion that has to be had about what makes sense going forward," the New York Daily News reports.

In what could be seen as a subliminal push to keep his commute time down, the younger de Blasio stepped out of his house the day after his father won in a landslide, wearing a sweatshirt with one word emblazoned across the front: Brooklyn.

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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