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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Eric Adams Leads NYC Mayoral Race Ahead of Weekslong Vote Count | Top News” – below is their description.
(June 23) Brooklyn Borough President and former police captain Eric Adams holds a comfortable lead after the first round of counting in the New York Democratic mayoral primary, buoyed by a focus on law enforcement in a crime- and pandemic-battered city. Yet voters face a long wait to learn who will be their next mayor.
With nearly all the precincts reporting early Wednesday, Adams had about 31% of the vote, followed by civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley with 22% and former city Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia with about 20%. Due to ranked-choice voting and a large number of absentee ballots, it may be weeks before a final result is announced.
At a time when the issue of police brutality is driving much of the nation’s policy agenda, Adams managed to balance his former career as a cop with his record of pushing for NYPD reform after being assaulted by an officer as a teen.
“My journey began on the floor of the 103rd Precinct when I was beaten,” Adams said. “Now I’m going to be the mayor of this city.”
“This coalition that we built, Black, White, Brown, Asian, Muslims, Jews, Christians — this amazing coalition — Italians, Russian-speaking, Irish, they called me the United Nations candidate,” he said. “All these different groups bringing this city together, we don’t need a divider, we need a unifier.”
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