Primary Results Certified

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The results are official. On Tuesday, July 20, the NYC Board of Elections certified the primary results for most elections. Besides the number of votes, not much has changed for the results.

For the mayoral race, Eric Adams is officially the democrat nominee. After all votes were counted and ranked choice voting rounds were completed, he had 50.4% of the vote to Kathryn Garcia’s 49.6%. The difference is 7,197 votes. Adams faces Republican Curtis Sliwa, who had 67.9% of the vote, in the general election in November.

For Public Advocate, Jumaane Williams holds his position with 70% of the vote in the democratic primary. In the City Comptroller race, democrat Brad Lander had 51.9% of the vote to Corey Johnson’s 48.1%.

The democratic Queens Borough President race was a close one, but BP Donovan Richards came on top, earning most of James Van Bramer’s votes in the ranked choice voting rounds. Richards had 50.3% of the vote to Elizabeth Crowley’s 49.7%. There was a difference of 1,069 votes.

In the local city council races, for District 31, Councilwoman Selvena Brooks-Powers dominated with 67.4% of the vote (10,807 votes), winning over Nancy Martinez and Nicole Lee in the democratic primary. In the District 32 race, Felicia Singh won with 52.2% of the vote over Michael Scala’s 47.5%. There was difference of 438 votes. Singh will go on to face Republican Joann Ariola who had an overwhelming 82% of the vote over Steve Sirgiovanni’s 17%.

The general election will be Tuesday, November 2. Early voting will take place October 23-31, 2021.

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