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25 dominicanos aspiran en elecciones primarias de NY

25 Dominicans aspire to NY primaries

J.C. Malone

New York, EE.UU.

About 25 Dominican people are in different positions in Tuesday’s 22nd primary election in New York, when the city will begin voting on the basis of preferences.

A Dominican is running for mayor of New York, with five running for mayor in four districts and about 20 for city council seats.

Out of the total number of Dominican applicants, six women stand alone. Dominican Fernando Mateo was the first Republican to run for mayor.

The Dominican candidates for the Manhattan districts are Alice Perez from the Bronx, Natalia Fernandez and Sammy Ravello from Brooklyn, and Antonio Rhinoso, the current councilor for the district’s 34th district.

In Manhattan’s Seventh Municipal District, four Dominican applicants, Luis Tejada, Miguel Estrella, Corey Ortega, and Gary Sanchez.

At 10, there are two women from Upper Manhattan, legislator Carmen de la Rosa and former human rights commissioner Angela Fernandez, Dominican Tirzo Pina, Thomas Lyon and Joshua Perez.

The 14th District of the Bronx has two women, Eutelka Tobia and Pierina Ana Sanchez, and four men, Adolfo Afrio, Fernando Aquino, Hailey Rivera and Socrates Solano.

In the 15th district of the Bronx, the current Oswald Felice is seeking re-election, with Eliu Laura, a professor and evangelist, in 18th place in the same district.

Glennis Gomez wants to represent the 26th metropolis of Queens.

Dozens of Dominicans want the status of district leaders in Manhattan, the Franks, the Queens and Brooklyn.

New election system
This Tuesday New York will launch a new voting system according to priorities, where voters will be able to vote for up to five candidates, indicating their favorite one to five.

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The new voting system in the order of preferences will be done in a vertical column with the candidates, with the ballot in alphabetical order. Each has five horizontal spaces in front of its name.

In each contest, voters select their candidate and the other four in the order of numbers.

At the end of the poll, if a candidate gets 50% of the vote, they win that election. If no one reaches that amount, the person with the lowest number of votes will be eliminated. The person who gets the most votes in the second option will start counting, and those votes will be added to those who got the first place, which may be the winner. If no one still reaches 50 percent, the third, fourth, and fifth options will continue to be added until one adds 50 percent of the vote.

Mayor’s Office
The mayor has 13 Democratic and two Republican candidates.

Polls suggest the two will not get 50 percent, but the fight will be between African-American Eric Adams, a former police officer, former state legislator and current Brooklyn Borough president and former presidential candidate, businessman Andrew Yang.

Catherine Garcia, a white woman who retained the last name of Puerto Rican husband after divorce, is the third choice, with wide possibilities. Competing with her, as a woman, is civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley, backed by congressional Democrat Alexandria Ocazio Cortes.

The city has 43% white voters, she is the only white woman, the majority of the female electorate.

29% of New York voters are Latin, he has a Latin surname and is directly affiliated with 72% of the voting population. There has never been a mayor in New York, we are in the women’s era, and no other candidate has those benefits.

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Asians make up 13% of the population, but include Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, Hindus and Pakistanis, all of whom are Asians and Mr. Yang is not the only Asian.