New York City’s CBS News affiliate reports:
Democrat Eric Adams defeated Republican Curtis Sliwa to become the next mayor. Adams is the current Brooklyn borough president and a former NYPD captain.
In his victory speech, Adams promised he will be a leader for all, saying everyone in New York City is on one team, fighting together. He said he wants to do away with the division in politics.
It was a heartfelt speech from the city’s soon-to-be 110th mayor. The 61-year-old spoke about his late mother’s influence, after holding a photo of her while he voted. She passed away during the pandemic.
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At this writing Adams’ margin is nearly 40 points.
— CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) November 3, 2021
A former cop is NYC’s new mayor. https://t.co/2ExXdwTIBW
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) November 3, 2021