Mayoral candidate Eric Adams casts ballot as NYC voting sites open for Election Day: ‘I am you

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — An emotional Eric Adams portrayed himself as the voice of everyday New Yorkers on early Tuesday morning as he cast his ballot at a Brooklyn elementary school, P.S. 81. Holding up a photo of his late mother, Adams wiped away tears as he spoke about his journey from childhood poverty in Bedford-Stuyvesant to Gracie Mansion. “I have only three words for you: I am you,” Adams said after voting at P.S. 81. “We won already.” Adams, the Democratic Brooklyn borough president, is the overwhelming favorite to win election in the deep blue city. Republican Curtis Sliwa was expected to cast his…

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