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Public Advocate: Jumaane Williams Wins Special Election in New York City

Jumaane D. Williams, a Democratic councilman from Brooklyn, was elected as New York City public advocate Tuesday night, notching a victory over 16 other candidates in a free-for-all race that could give him a platform to seek higher office. Mr. Williams entered the race as a front-runner after his surprise insurgency campaign for lieutenant governor […]