Three takeaways from the primary elections in Queens


On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the second of two primary elections took place across the state, where here in Queens, voters cast their ballots for congressional and state Senate primary races.

As we wrap up this election cycle and look ahead to the general election, here are three things to take away from the chaotic primaries.

1. Very low voter turnout throughout Queens

Queens experienced the lowest voter turnout among the five boroughs in the August primary, with only 17,996 votes counted, according to the Board of Elections (BOE).

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