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  Top mayoral candidate admonishes new voting system amid efforts to delay it
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Nov 23, 2020 11:56pm
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AuthorSally Goldenberg and Joe Anuta
News DateSaturday, November 21, 2020 06:35:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA leading mayoral candidate has joined a growing movement to stall the debut of a ballot system that ranks political candidates, warning it will “disenfranchise” Black and Latino voters and rests in the hands of a notoriously dysfunctional election board.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams admonished the implementation of so-called ranked-choice voting this week, just as he was preparing to announce his own bid to succeed Bill de Blasio as New York City mayor.

“Everyone knows that every layer you put in place in the process, you lose Black and brown voters and participation,” Adams said in an interview on Tuesday. “We can’t disenfranchise those voters.”
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