Queens District Attorney Democratic Primary Race Too Close to Call

Queens D.A. Primary Too Close to Call, as Cabán Narrowly Leads Katz
– The New York Times

Manatt’s Bruce Gyory, a senior advisor in the firm’s government and regulatory group, spoke with The New York Times about the recent Democratic primary for district attorney in Queens.

The New York Times reported that the race appeared too close to call after polls closed on Tuesday, June 25. Public defender Tiffany Cabán declared victory over Melinda Katz, the Queens borough president, on Tuesday night. However, Board of Election officials said the count may not be completed until July 3.

Gyory said the outcome of this race will be an important indicator of the political sentiments in Queens at large.

“If Cabán wins, Queens wants revolutionary change,” he said. “If Katz wins, they want evolutionary change and are not completely ready to break with the past."

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