In The Spotlight
The election results are in. Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will continue his role. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz will be the next Queens District Attorney. And every ballot measure was approved.
According to the early numbers, voter turnout was once again low in this year’s election. With about 90% of precincts reporting, only about 723K voters came out in New York City, meaning roughly 17% of voters participated. This year, for the first time ever, New Yorkers were also able to