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Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for New York City mayor, according to unofficial results released by the Board of Elections. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)

Editor's Note: The original version of this story was updated at 11:10 p.m. on July 7 to include the latest New York City election results.

While still unofficial, the second ranked-choice voting report released July 6 by the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) included most outstanding absentee ballots, in addition to early voting and Primary Day in-person votes. 

The additional 120,000 or so absentee ballots to the vote total led the Associated Press to declare Eric Adams the winner of the city’s mayoral race. 

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Larisa Karr

Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of the 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.

Sam is a reporter for The Haitian Times and a 2020 Report for America corps member. He has covered Haiti and its diaspora since 2018. His work has also appeared in USA Today, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Haiti Liberte. Sam can be reached at sam@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @sambojarski.