Jumaane Williams Wins Public Advocate Race
- New York 02/26/2019 by Linda Perry (WBAI)

Brooklyn City Councilmember Jumaane Williams won the Public Advocate's seat in New York City on Tuesday. With 33% of the vote, he soared over the enormous field of 17 contestants, which included former Speaker of the City Council, Melissa Mark-Viverito. Williams is filling a seat vacated by Leticia James, who was elected in November 2018 to the position of New York State Attorney General. 

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Jumaane Williams Victory Party, Brooklyn. Photo: Berthold Reimers