2023 General Election Results

By Katie McFadden

The results are in. Tuesday, November 7 was Election Day for races including city council, Queens district attorney and several judge positions. Here are the results according to the NYC Board of Elections.

In the Queens district attorney race, incumbent Melinda Katz holds her position, receiving 66.91% of the vote, over Republican Michael Mossa with 27.12% of the vote and public safety candidate George Grasso (5.07%). On her win, Katz said, “I want to thank the voters for once more entrusting me with this office, in a time when so many people are deeply concerned about both the integrity of our criminal justice system and about their personal safety.”

In the city council race, in District 31, incumbent councilwoman Selvena Brooks-Powers holds her position with 89.48% of the vote over republican challenger Daniella May who had 10.28% of the vote. In District 32, councilwoman Joann Ariola ran unopposed and won with 95.03% of the vote due to 4.97% or 462 write-in votes.

When it came to the two ballot proposals, 72.70% voted YES on proposal 1 regarding the removal of small city school districts from the special constitutional debt limitation and 75.97% voted YES on proposal 2 regarding extending sewage project debt exclusion from the debt limit.

In the Justice of the Supreme Court 11th Judicial District race, all of the candidates running on the democrat line won seats including Scott Dunn, Peter J. Kelly, Cassandra Johnson, Karen Lin and Jessica Earle-Gargan, receiving between 16-22% of the vote. With 8.69% of the vote, Republican Gary Muraca was not elected.

In the Judge of the Civil Court race for Queens County, Democrat Sandra Perez won with 66.22% of the vote over Republican Sharmela Bachu with 33.06% of the vote.

Related post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *