Democrat Eric Adams says he's ready to lead New York City

New York City Democratic mayoral primary winner Eric Adams is promising to guide the city to a new era of safety and prosperity. Adams bested a large Democratic field in New York's first major race to use ranked choice voting.

Ranked-choice voting in New York City's primary | EXPLAINER

Ranked-choice voting makes its debut in New York City's mayoral primary Tuesday. Even if a voter's top choice doesn't have enough support to win, their rankings of other candidates still play a role in determining the victor. One downside of the system is it makes it tough to forecast a winner before the vote count is complete.