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NYC mayoral race awaits fresh vote count after confusion over board error

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By Joseph Ax (Reuters) – New York City’s Board of Elections is expected to release updated vote totals in the Democratic mayoral contest on Wednesday, a day after the board threw the race into confusion when it erroneously tabulated 135,000 test ballots. The results that appeared on the board’s website on Tuesday indicated that Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’s lead over his two nearest rivals, former city sanitation chief Kathryn Garcia and former civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley, had shrunk considerably. But the board later removed the figures after the Adams campaign and journalists poi…

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