Adams Holds Very Slim Lead In NYC Mayoral Primary

The New York Daily News reports:

It’s all about the absentees. Eric Adams’ lead in the city’s Democratic mayoral race shrunk drastically after ranked-choice tabulations were released Tuesday — with Kathryn Garcia trailing him by less than 16,000 votes, meaning the winner will be determined by scores of yet-to-be-counted absentee ballots.

After 11 rounds of ranked-choice counting, Adams, Brooklyn’s borough president, held the lead with 51.1% of the vote over Garcia, the city’s former sanitation commissioner, who clinched 48.9%, according to unofficial results released by the Board of Elections. Just 15,908 ballots separated the two candidates.

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