The city's Board of Elections will tomorrow begin counting the thousands of absentee ballots cast during last Tuesday's general election — with historically high mail-in votes potentially deciding the outcome of three down-ballot races in southern Brooklyn, where Republicans gained an early lead over Democratic incumbents with in-person votes.
Most prominently, Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is ahead of Democratic Congressman Max Rose by 37,158 votes in New York's 11th Congressional District, which spans from Gravesend to Bay Ridge and includes all of Staten Island.
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Board of Elections workers count absentee ballots in Brooklyn during the June primaries on July 8. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City
The city's Board of Elections will tomorrow begin counting the thousands of absentee ballots cast during [...]