The latest tally of votes in the New York City Democratic mayoral primary are in, and former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia is now neck-and-neck with former police officer Eric Adams.
In the homestretch of the race, four candidates were considered the top contenders to lead New York City: Garcia, Adams, liberal civil rights attorney Maya Wiley, and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang. Yang, however, conceded last Tuesday, following the preliminary results election day.
Adams came out on top last Tuesday with a substantial lead in the primary, gaining a lead of 9.4 percentage points over Wiley and 12 points over Garcia. But now, according to Tuesday’s unofficial results, Wiley now comes in third place, while Adams is