It came three days later than originally announced, but the city Board of Elections (BOE) released preliminary results from ranked-choice voting for city council races on July 2, giving candidates a clearer picture of the final outcome.
Attorney Cassandra Aimée Johnson was in elementary school when the legal profession first entered her family. In 1991, her Haitian-immigrant mother Andrée Sylvestre-Johnson earned a law degree, later inspiring her daughter to enter the field.
In this month’s New York City elections, Cassandra Aimee Johnson has won her Democratic primary for Queens County Civil Court, according to early Board of Elections results.
With New York City’s new ranked-choice voting system, some primary candidates citywide may have to wait until July for results. District 45 Council Member Farah Louis was confident enough to declare victory, less than 24 hours after unofficial results were posted.
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.
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