NYC Is About To Have Its Biggest Election In A Decade. Will New Yorkers Show Up?

BVA volunteers Deborah, Loretta,  Madeleine, and Executive Committee member Amanda getting ready to register voters in East Flatbush Brooklyn Voters Alliance

June 22 is a big day for New York City: In primary elections for the largest government turnover in a decade, roughly two-thirds of the City Council is up for grabs, along with the comptroller, four borough presidents, district attorneys, and, of course, the next mayor.

But if this year is anything like previous years, few New Yorkers will show up and vote. As data makes clear, the New Yawk brand of loud and opinionated hasn’t quite translated to

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