Ballot count underway in NYC mayoral primary: Eric Adams has 10-point lead as Wiley, Garcia battle for second

Eric Adams commanded a formidable 10-point lead of the first-choice votes in New York City’s hotly contested Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday.“New York City said our first choice is Eric Adams,” he told a roaring crowd of supporters at his election night party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.Stephen Yang“I’m going to keep my city safe,” Adams said at his campaign event after the polls closed.Eric Adams opened up a commanding lead in the first round of the NYC Democratic mayoral primary with 96 percent of precincts reporting.Sexual harassment accusations hurt Scott Stringer’s mayoral campaign.

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