Parker wins heated Democratic Primary


State Sen. Kevin Parker on Tuesday won the Democratic Primary in the 21st Senate District in the heart of the Caribbean community in Central Brooklyn, beating back a stiff challenge from David Alexis.

With 95 percent of the precincts reporting, Parker, who has represented the district since 2003, garnered 8,061 votes, or 46 percent, to Alexis’s 6,626 votes, or 38 percent.

The other contender, Kaegan Mays-Williams, received 2,844 votes, or 16 percent.

“I want to thank the voters of the 21st District for sending me back to Albany to keep fighting for a fairer and more equitable Brooklyn,” Parker told Caribbean Life shortly he was declared the winner.

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