The Newsletter That Never Sleeps- Edition #12, 7/8/21

Smoke bellows from a subway manhole. A new Mayor has been chosen. It’s…

THE NEWSLETTER THAT NEVER SLEEPS

- Your weekly five borough briefing -

WELCOME TO THE ADAMSVERSE

“Folks, I am with you. We have never seen a mayor with swag like me.”

ENDORSEMENT TRACKER

As we move into the general election, most endorsements for municipal elections are going to fall strictly upon partisan lines. However, there were a few last minute endorsements that we missed going into the primary, and some that ended up really helping candidates pull out a surprise victory:

POLLING WATCH

Washington Post/ABC News (6/27–6/30)

CITY READS

Eric Adams Faces a Schooling on Major New York City Education Issues, by Alex Zimmerman and Christiana Veiga

COVID RECOVERY

Newly Reported Cases (7/1–7/8): 184 avg. daily cases (+1%)

WHAT HAPPENED TO ANDREW YANG?

Several times in the past few months, whenever I was with people and the topic of the Mayor’s race came up, I got the same question from numerous people: “Andrew Yang’s gonna win, right?” As Yang dominated the airwaves and led polling by double digits in the early months of the race, it seemed like a foregone conclusion.

Hey there folks