#EricAdams

.New York, NY, USA
Eric Adams is a former police captain. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BKBoroHall)

  • Eric Adams ran on a public safety platform
  • In the mayoral primaries, he defeated Kathryn Garcia by 50.5% to 49.5%
  • A former cop, Adams fought racial discrimination within the police

.New York, NY, USA
Adams spent almost two decades as a police officer in the New York City Transit Police. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ericadamsfornyc)

  • Ex-policeman Eric Adams is on track to become New York's next mayor
  • Adams ran on a public safety platform after a surge in crime in New York
  • He was elected Brooklyn Borough President in November 2013, the first African-American to occupy the post

.New York, NY, USA
Eric Adams is a former police captain. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BKBoroHall)

  • Eric Adams edged out runner-up Kathryn Garcia by nearly 8,400 votes
  • He won on a promise to strike a balance between fighting crime and ending racial injustice
  • If elected, he would become New York's second Black mayor