Tuesday, July 5

A former police captain takes advantage to lead the ‘capital of the world’

New York



Eric Adams, a veteran of the moderate Democratic establishment who was a cop rather than a politician, has taken the lead in the Democratic primaries, which will determine who will be the next mayor of New York City. After the vote on Tuesday and with almost 85% of the vote, Adams has obtained 31.7% of the votes, ahead of the leftist candidate Maya Wiley (22.3%) and the centrist option Kathryn Garcia (19,5%).

Despite the distance between candidates, it will take many days or even weeks for the winner to be announced. Blame it on the new voting system, in which voters choose up to five candidates. If no one, as is the case, reaches the threshold of