De Blasio wins primary with 74 percent of votes

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In the a year ago there was talk of a potential Democratic primary challenge for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, or maybe even a race complicated by an indictment for the mayor on campaign-finance-related charges.

De Blasio will now go on to the November 7 general election where he will face Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis, a member of the New York State Assembly representing parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island. De Blasio will also face independent candidate Bo Dietl, a private detective.

Eric Gonzalez won the Democratic primary for Brooklyn District Attorney, the Wall St. Albanese, his closest rival, noted the campaign isn't finished because he'll be on the ballot in the general election as a Reform Party candidate. He defeated five other candidates. He had more than half the votes with nearly 90 percent of precincts reporting, according to unofficial results.

In the City Council District 18 race, state Sen.

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In Syracuse, three Democrats ran to succeed Democrat Stephanie Miner, who is term-limited. Thompson died shortly after, and no replacement was named, leaving Gonzalez in place. He was the only white person celebrating with the congregation, gathered in a central Brooklyn house of worship he was visiting for the first time since becoming New York City's mayor almost four years ago.

To the west, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren was successful against former journalist Rachel Barnhart and county lawmaker and former police chief James Sheppard.

He defeated four other Democrats in Tuesday's primary. Ruben Diaz Sr. won the Democratic nomination.

The general election is November 7. Mangano has pleaded not guilty. According to Politico only 312,062 people voted in the mayoral primary, or about 14 percent of the city's registered Democrats.

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