September 18, 2009 @ 11:10 am
From Eric Dixon’s Crime, Politics and Policy Blog:
Several hours after the polls have closed for New York City primary elections (which in most districts are the de facto general election), it appears at least four incumbents supporting term limits will go down to defeat and a fifth incumbent (the Bronx’s Maria Baez) trails by ninety votes in a three-way race likely to go to a recount. The voters have spoken.
Now the main event — the mayor’s race — is between putative Mayor-for-life Mike Bloomberg and current Comptroller William Thompson.
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