New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams smiles during a campaign event in Brooklyn in June. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP via Getty Images

Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams became the uncontested Democratic nominee for New York City mayor after his two closest rivals conceded on Wedn(...)

A group comprised primarily of volunteers for the Board of Elections count absentee ballots for the New York city mayoral race. Photograph: Dave Sanders/The New York Times

The race to succeed Bill de Blasio as the next mayor of New York was always going to be one of the big political stories in the United States this yea(...)

 New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams at an an  election night party in Brooklyn: “I am going to be your mayor,” he told supporters, adding: “The little guy won.”  Adams currently leads in first-choice votes. Photograph:  Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams has taken an early lead in the New York mayoral Democratic primary race, though a final result is still weeks a(...)

Kathryn Garcia, a Democratic candidate for New York City mayor, does yoga in Times Square in Manhattan on Sunday. Photograph: Michelle V Agins/The New York Times

New Yorkers go to the polls on Tuesday to choose the Democratic candidate for the city’s mayoral election, as the race for votes went down to the wire(...)

 New York mayoral candidate Andrew  after visiting St Athanasius Catholic Academy in Brooklyn. Photograph: Getty Images

Crammed inside a modest store in the Bensonhurst neighbourhood of Brooklyn, a small but vocal crowd has gathered. Just after 11am, Andrew Yang enters (...)

Bill Bratton, who has led police forces in both New York City and Los Angeles, in Manhattan on Saturday. Police morale ‘has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it’, he says. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

US cops have never been so blue. “The morale has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it,” says Bill Bratton, t(...)