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NYC's Eric Adams runs for mayor as the outsider's insider

Sep. 14, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He's a veteran Democratic office holder who registered as a Republican in the late 1990s. He's a junk food lover who turned vegan. He's an insider with an outsider's sense of grievance. But Eric Adams, who first gained fame as a critic of the police...

Hochul names NYC mayoral runner-up Kathryn Garcia to top job

Sep. 01, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that she is appointing Kathryn Garcia, the former New York City sanitation commissioner and runner-up in the city's Democratic mayoral primary, as director of state operations and Neysa Alsina, a chief counsel to the New...

Plumber turned political candidate busted in Capitol riot

Jul. 28, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City plumber who's moonlighted as a fringe political candidate is in hot water for allegedly storming the U.S. Capitol during January's insurrection, boasting about it on social media and then trying to cover his tracks. Daniel Christmann, a...

Cuomo, NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams pledge cooperation

Jul. 14, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams signaled Wednesday how he might navigate and perhaps reshape City Hall's choppy political relationship with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. At a joint news conference, Adams — the current Brooklyn borough president and...

Biden to talk crime with city, police leaders nationwide

Jul. 11, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will host New York City's Democratic mayoral candidate and other city and law enforcement leaders from around the country to talk about reducing crime. Eric Adams, Brooklyn borough president and the likely...

Eric Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC’s mayoral race

Jul. 06, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City after appealing to the political center and promising to strike the right balance between fighting crime and ending racial injustice in policing. A former...

NYC mayoral contenders file lawsuits seeking ballot review

Jul. 02, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All three candidates who are still in the running in New York City's Democratic mayoral primary have filed legal actions seeking the right to review the ongoing ranked choice vote tally. Civil rights attorney Maya Wiley filed a lawsuit Thursday in state...

Revised vote count shows Adams ahead in NYC mayoral primary

Jun. 30, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Revised vote counts in New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary show Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams maintaining a thin lead, a day after a first attempt to report the results of a ranked choice voting analysis went disastrously wrong. The...

Error mars vote count in NYC mayoral primary

Jun. 30, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic primary for mayor of New York City was thrown into a state of confusion Tuesday when election officials retracted their latest report on the vote count after realizing it had been corrupted by test data never cleared from a computer system. ...

Adams takes fragile lead in NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Jun. 23, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams appeared to take a fragile lead Tuesday in New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary, but it could be weeks before it becomes clear who is actually on top in the first citywide election to use ranked choice voting. ...