• Top mayoral candidate admonishes new voting system amidst efforts to delay it

    6 days ago - By Politico

    A leading mayoral candidate has joined a growing movement to stall the debut of a ballot system that ranks political candidates, warning it will “disenfranchise” Black and Latino voters and rests in the hands of a notoriously dysfunctional election board.
    Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams admonished the implementation of so-called ranked-choice voting this week, just as he was preparing to announce his own bid to succeed Bill de Blasio as New York City mayor .
    “Everyone knows that every layer you put in place in the process, you lose Black and brown voters and participation,” Adams...
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