May surprise: Garcia surges to the top in latest NYC mayor’s race poll


All of a sudden, former New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia has jumped to the top of the field in the wide-open Democratic primary race for mayor, according to the latest Emerson College/PIX11 News poll released Tuesday afternoon.

Garcia rocketed from fourth to first from the survey the outlets conducted between May 13-15 to the new one taken between May 23-24. The latest poll has Garcia up one point on Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, 21% to 20%, followed by entrepreneur Andrew Yang with 16%. 

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