Of the three primaries in which current Manhattan Council members faced challengers, the 9th Council District race is the only one in which the incumbent appears to have been defeated.
The latest unofficial count—which had yet to include more than 124,000 absentee ballots—showed former Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia gaining on front runner Eric Adams, though the BOE later said there was a discrepancy in the tally. The final results in the mayoral race aren’t expected for another couple of weeks.
Election 2020 not over: Its final chapter opens Monday at 10 a.m., when the New York City Board of Elections begins the canvas of absentee and affidavit ballots—at least 668,000 of which have been received.
On Staten Island, Nicole Malliotakis claimed victory late Tuesday but incumbent Max Rose refused to concede. In the State Senate, Democrat Andrew Gounardes is trailing Republican Vito Bruno by about 6,000 votes. Plus more updates.