Lander emerges ahead of Johnson in city comptroller’s race


In a 10-person race, Progressive Comptroller candidate and City Council Member Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn) has garnered a significant 31.31% of first place votes after last night’s primary day tally with the ranked choice voting and absentee ballots yet to be tallied.

With 96.62% of the scanners reported citywide, Lander received 229,021 votes to second place finisher City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s 164,858 votes or 22.54% of scanned votes counted. Journalist Michelle Caruso-Cabrera finished third with 99,216 votes or 13.56%.

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