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Did Ranked Choice Voting Work in NYC? It Depends Whom You Ask...

Preliminary findings suggest most New Yorkers took to the new system, though Eric Adams and other critics charged that poor education efforts essentially disenfranchised some voters. The full story could rest in the raw data for all ballots cast.

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How Garcia, Wiley and Morales Gave Their Male Mayoral Rivals a Run for Their Money

Eric Adams and his fellow male candidates out-fundraised the women by a six-to-one margin, and did even better with super PAC support. But Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley relied on the public campaign system to come closest to making history.

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Showing Up: Map of Mayoral Candidates’ Campaign Stops Highlights Value of Being There

Follow the leading four Democratic mayoral candidates as they vied for votes across the city — and see how their stumping paid off.

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Garcia and Wiley Concede Democratic Mayoral Contest, Locking Adams’ Path to City Hall

Kathryn Garcia, who came within 8,400 votes of making history, stepped aside along with third-place finisher Maya Wiley. Meanwhile, Eric Adams took a victory lap, trumpeting his win as "an everyday blue-collar worker."

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Your Guide to the Latest NYC Primary Results — From Mayor to City Council

Overwhelmed by all the information coming out about initial tallies of in-person, ranked choice first-place votes? Here’s the latest, at a glance.

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Adams Declares Victory Over Garcia in Mayoral Primary That Went Down to the Wire

The Brooklyn borough president emerged one percentage point ahead of the former Sanitation Department commissioner, leading The Associated Press to call the race for him. But Garcia didn’t immediately concede in her bid to become the first woman to lead New York City.

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Garcia Closes in on Adams After Preliminary Mayoral Count Re-Do — But Race is Far from Over

A day after the Board of Elections bungled its initial ranked choice voting tabulations, new numbers showed Eric Adams leading Kathryn Garcia by about 15,000 votes. But 125,000 uncounted absentee ballots could make the difference — and even keep Maya Wiley in the game.

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BOE Promises Do-Over After Pulling Preliminary Mayoral Results Over Vote ‘Discrepancy’

The Board of Elections withdrew the first ranked choice voting tabulation of the crucial primary contest after more than 140,000 extra ballots invaded the count. The now discredited results showed Kathryn Garcia getting closer to Eric Adams with 124,000 absentee votes yet to be tallied.

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Andrew Yang Launches Absentee Ballot Lawsuit, Heralding More Legal Action 

The ex-mayoral hopeful filed a pre-emptive suit before conceding Tuesday. The move signaled a potential onslaught of challenges in a primary featuring a record number of candidates and ranked choice voting’s debut.

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Adams Ahead in Mayoral Race, But Wiley and Garcia Count on Ranked Choice Tally

The Democratic primary ended in a rush of activity, with Maya Wiley and Kathryn Garcia joining Eric Adams at the initial head of the pack. Now New Yorkers are in for a big wait with absentee ballots needed to begin the full ranked choice voting count.

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NYC Mayoral Primary Arrives Tuesday — Here’s What You Need to Know

Voters are set to hit the polls and use the new ranked choice voting system to pick who’s going to lead the post-pandemic city. But it could be weeks before New Yorkers know who won the mayoral race and contests from comptroller to City Council.

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Small Donors Shine in Record-Breaking NYC Mayoral Election Year

Contributions of less than $100 have tripled since the last time the top City Hall job opened up, THE CITY’s analysis shows. Here are the candidates benefiting most from the surge in modest donations.

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Who’s the NYC Business Community’s Choice for Mayor?

With the June 22 primary approaching, there’s no clear favorite, reflecting much of the city. But interviews with more than a dozen business leaders show they generally agree on who they don’t want to see in City Hall.

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First Mayoral Debate Takeaways: Yang and Adams Targeted Amid Some ‘Nasty’ Moments

The two poll frontrunners garnered the most attention as Yang took knocks on his failure to vote in past elections and former cop Adams defended his tough-on-crime stance. And nobody was praising Bill de Blasio...

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Mayoral Candidates Take Tricky School Reopening Test. Is Anyone Passing?

Andrew Yang seeks to gain support by siding with families demanding a full return to school buildings, but hasn’t cemented a plan. Many rivals — and union leaders — say remote learning will still be necessary for some.

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Watch the First New York City Mayoral Debate Thursday Night Here

THE CITY is co-hosting the candidate face-off with NY1 and WNYC/Gothamist. Adams, Donovan, Garcia, McGuire, Morales, Stringer, Wiley and Yang are set to appear in the potential make-or-break event, which starts at 7 p.m.

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NYC Mayoral Candidate Shaun Donovan Faces Public Funding Review Over Dad-Backed PAC 

The city Campaign Finance Board will delay doling out dollars to the Democrat until it examines ties between his campaign and the political fund. Meanwhile, Donovan and Andrew Yang landed at the bottom of the ballot.

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Can the Mayoral Candidates Bring a Sea Change to NYC’s Climate Resilience Fight?

The next mayor will inherit the city with the pandemic rebound and the battle to protect New York from the next Superstorm Sandy inextricably tied. Here are some of the City Hall hopefuls’ ideas to safeguard the city.

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Former Sanitation Boss Kathryn Garcia Wants to Dig NYC Out of Its Mess as Mayor. But Can She Ditch Her de Blasio Ties?

Bill de Blasio’s go-to troubleshooter on everything from lead paint to hunger now seeks his job. But with no electoral-politics experience and fundraising lagging, the bureaucrat faces her biggest challenge yet.

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Eighteen Million Meals: A Look Inside New York City’s Emergency Food Aid Stockpile

A New Jersey warehouse, set up as a supply reserve during the height of the coronavirus crisis, is distributing items to food pantries in the city. The first deliveries go out Monday.