Eric Adams leads the Democratic pack in the race for New York City mayor, according to a poll released Monday that shows the retired police captain jumping ahead of high-profile contender Andrew Yang. The Spectrum News NY1/Ipsos poll showed Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, enjoying support from 22% of
Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, would win with 56 percent by the 12th round of ranked-choice voting.
In a new poll, Eric Adams gained a noticeable lead over Andre Yang. Other Democratic primary candidates also shifted throughout the poll in the race of New York City's mayor.
Kathryn Garcia spent months as a second-tier candidate. But a major newspaper endorsement helped thrust her to the top of the field, leading to new attacks from her rivals.
The new poll took into account the debut of ranked-choice voting, in which voters will list candidates in order of preference, instead of picking just one.
According to the WNBC/Telemundo 47/POLITICO/Marist Poll, 24 percent said Adams was their first choice, 17 percent named Garcia as their first choice, 15 percent chose Maya Wiley and 13 percent chose Yang.
New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay has humiliated her employer.
Democratic candidate for president languishes in fourth place in race to replace Mayor Bill De Blasio, poll shows
“Kathryn Garcia is a true public servant,” Andrew Yang said through a microphone, highlighting her years of public service.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is in the lead in the crowded Democratic primary for mayor, with a seven-point edge over former Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, according to a new poll
The eight major Democratic candidates, facing off during the second of three televised debates, sparred over crime on the streets and in subways, the city budget and education.