If passed, the proposed state amendment would require lawmakers to consider the environment in making legislative decisions, and New Yorkers would be able to sue if they believe their rights to a healthy environment are being violated.
Although Adams and Sliwa are billed as the leading candidates in the race, seven other New Yorkers have mounted campaigns for mayor. Some of these independent candidates said the official debates have been missing not only their voices, but a clear focus on some of the city’s most significant problems.
‘In New York City, where more than 3 million people voted in 2020, voters under 30 comprised the largest uptick in turnout of any age group.’
“This is going to be a place where we welcome business and not turn into the dysfunctional city that we have been for so many years,” Adams said, discussing a multi-pronged plan that includes tax incentives and zoning changes to woo growing industries like cybersecurity and blockchain, and offer free or subsidized childcare for parents.
In three primary races, all for City Council seats, the likely winner will be someone other than the candidate who led on election night, according to a City Limits analysis of the city.
Officials were “trying to satisfy expectations of quick results with a new way of voting,” BOE’s deputy executive director said of the botched ballot count.
Opinion: This Election Will Create More Diverse Representation in NYC—Thanks to Ranked Choice Voting
The City Council, where only 14 women serve in a chamber of 51, is poised—for the first time—to become a majority female body with 29 women currently leading in their respective races.’
The two candidates trailing Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams closest in the polls and preliminary results said it was too early to know who the final winner will be. “This is going to be a ranked choice election. This is going to be about not only the one, but also about the twos and threes,” Garcia said.
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“I am someone who traffics in what’s happening by the numbers and I am not going to be the next mayor of New York City based on the numbers that have come in tonight. I am conceding this race,” Yang told supporters.