ranked choice election

Brooklyn Borough President and a Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams greets NYPD officers as participants gather for a march through the financial district during a parade honoring essential workers for their efforts in getting New York City through the COVID-19 pandemic, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in New York. Adams bested a large Democratic field in New York’s first major race to use ranked choice voting. Results from the latest tabulations showed him leading former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Eric Adams wins Democrat primary for NYC mayor

The faceoff for New York City mayor has solidified after one Democrat candidate emerged as a winner On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President and former New York Police Department Captain Eric Adams clinched the Democrat primary, beating the second place challenger Kathryn Garcia by just nearly 8,500 votes.