On a rainy, gloomy Primary Day, Brooklynite Karl Scarder walked up to the Erasmus Hall High School polling site in Flatbush, clutching campaign literature - Mathieu Eugene for borough president, Josue Pierre for District 40 council member and several others.
Without a favorite candidate, Scarder said he planned to look things over before making a decision on his vote. His chosen candidate, ideally, will address the rising cost of living.
“People are working, but with their salary, they cannot afford to pay the rent,” Scarder said. “They must be able to do something for the [lower-income] class of people.”
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