Race Overview: Manhattan Borough President
includes profiles of candidates eliminated via the Democratic primary (Jackson, Lappin, Menin)
Gale Brewer secured the Democratic nomination for Manhattan Borough President, accruing about 40% of the vote
Jessica Lappin polled second with about 24%, Robert Jackson third with about 19%, and Julie Menin fourth with about 17%
The race for Manhattan Borough President is among four experienced candidates: Julie Menin, former Chair of Community Board 1 (Lower Manhattan), and three sitting City Council Members: Gale Brewer (CD6, the upper west side), Robert Jackson (CD7, northern Manhattan), and Jessica Lappin (CD5, the upper east side and Roosevelt Island).
This race looks like it will be one of the most competitive of the entire cycle as each candidate stakes out their home turf in different sections of the city while wooing endorsements from groups and leaders all over the city.
The Race for Manhattan Borough PresidentThe race for Manhattan Borough President is among four experienced candidates: Julie Menin, former Chair of Community Board 1, and three sitting City Council Members, Gale Brewer (CD6, the upper west side), Robert Jackson (CD7, northern Manhattan), and Jessica Lappin (CD5, the upper east side and Roosevelt Island). This race looks like it will be one of the most competitive of the entire cycle-
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