NYC General Election 2017: Here’s How Brooklyn Voted

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Here are the winning candidates of the 2017 General Election.

Mayor: Bill de Blasio (D, Incumbent) won with 726,361 votes (66.5%) while Republican Nicole Malliotakis received 303,742 votes (27.8%)

Public Advocate: Letitia James (D, Incumbent) won with 775,749 votes (73.9%) while Republican Juan Carlos Polanco received 165,218 votes (15.7%)

Comptroller: Scott Stringer (D, Incumbent) won with 801,287 votes (76.8%) while Republican Michel Faulkner received 203,703 votes (19.5%)

Brooklyn Borough President: Eric Adams (D, Incumbent) won with 265,858 votes (83%) while Republican Vito Bruno received 48,710 votes (15.2%)

Brooklyn District Attorney: Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez won with 244,013 votes (89.1%) while Reform Party candidate Vincent Gentile received 29,915 votes (10.9%)

Brooklyn City Council Races

City Council District 33 (Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Boerum Hill, Vinegar Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, and Bedford–Stuyvesant):

Stephen Levin (D, Incumbent) won with 18,624 votes (88.7%) while Victoria E. Cambranes (Other) received 2,371 votes (11.3%)

City Council District 35 (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Prospect Heights):

Laurie Cumbo (D, Incumbent) won with 20,251 votes (67.6%) while Green Party candidate Jabari Brisport received 8,619 votes (28.8%) and Republican Christine Parker received 1,103 votes (3.7%)

City Council District 37 (Cypress Hills, Bushwick, City Line, Oceanhill-Brownsville, and East New York):

Rafael Espinal, Jr. (D, Incumbent) won with 10,037 votes (90%) while Green Party candidate Persephone S.J. Smith received 1,111 votes (10%)

City Council District 38 (Red Hook, Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace): 

Carlos Menchaca (D, Incumbent) won with 9,604 votes (82.7%) while Conservative Allan E. Romaguera received 809 votes (7%), Green Party candidate Carmen V. Hulbert received 758 votes (6.5%) and Reform Party candidate Delvis Valdes received 447 votes (3.8%)

City Council District 40 (Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park):

After much controversy surrounding incumbent Mathieu Eugene electioneering at multiple polling sites yesterday, the Democratic candidate won his district.

Mathieu Eugene (D, Incumbent) won with 13,840 votes (60.2%) while Reform Party candidate Brian-Christopher A. Cunningham received 8,370 votes (36.4%) and Conservative Brian W. Kelley received 767 votes (3.3%)

City Council District 41 (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Ocean Hill):

Alicka Ampry-Samuel, Democrat, won with 16,893 votes (95.7%) while Republican Berneda W. Jackson received 539 votes (3.1%) and Christopher O. Carew (Other) received 212 votes (1.2%)

City Council District 42 (East New York, New Lots, Remsen Village, Spring Creek, Starrett City):

Inez Barron (D, Incumbent) won with 17,600 votes (92.7%) while Conservative Ernest Johnson received 850 votes (4.5%) and Reform Party candidate Mawuli K. Hormeku received 529 votes (2.8%)

City Council District 43 (Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights):

Justin Brannan, Democrat, won this close race to replace outgoing, term-limited Vincent Gentile (D) with 12,516 votes (50.6%) while Republican John Quaglione received 11,621 votes (47%). Reform Party candidate Robert P. Capano received 324 votes (1.3%) and Angel Medina received 273 votes (1.1%)

City Council District 44 (Borough Park, Midwood and Bensonhurst): 

Kalman Yeger, Democrat, won with 11,066 votes (67.2%) while Yoni Hikind (Other) received 4,754 votes (28.9%), and Harold Tischler (Other) received 654 votes (4%)

City Council District 45 (Canarsie, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Flatlands, Midwood):

Jumaane Williams (D, Incumbent) won with 20,347 votes (97.1%) while Anthony Beckford (Other) received 613 votes (2.9%)

City Council District 46 (Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Flatlands, Georgetown, Gerritsen Beach, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Mill Island, Sheepshead Bay):

Alan Maisel (D, Incumbent) won with 20,976 (84.4%) while Conservative Jeffery J. Ferretti received 3,878 votes (15.6%)

City Council District 47 (Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Gravesend, Sea Gate):

Mark Treyger (D, Incumbent) won with 9,555 votes (72.6%) while Republican Raimondo Denaro received 3,612 votes (27.4%)

City Council District 48 (Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay, Homecrest, Trump Village, Luna Park, Brightwater Towers, Midwood):

Chaim Deutsch (D, Incumbent) won with 10,003 votes (61.6%) while Republican Steven Saperstein received 6,223 votes (38.4%)

3 Ballot Proposals

Proposal 1: Calling A State Constitutional Convention

NO – 2,704,143 votes (83.2%)

Yes – 544,889 (16.8%)

Proposal 2: Cut Public Officers’ Pensions If They Are Committed Of A Certain Type Of Felony

YES – 2,318,077 (72.9%)

No – 863,708 (27.1%)

Proposal 3: Authorizing Use Of Forest Preserve Land For Specified Purposes

YES – 1,617,375 (52%)

No – 1,491,150 (48%)

Check out WNYC for more information on the 2017 General Election results.

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  1. Wow. What has this city come to in voting De Blasio for another for years, good Lord nothing has changed in four years and nothing will change in another, rats running in subways, on streets, homeless people laying all over good or bad neighbor hoods, streets smell like shi!, teens act like animals on bus, trains, guess people have adjusted to lower then lower standard way of living and environment. pathetic.


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