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Mayor Adams' Statement on Landslide Approval of Historic Racial Justice Ballot Proposals

November 9, 2022

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement after New York City voters yesterday overwhelming supported three ballot proposals to advance racial justice and equity for all:

“Equity and justice go hand in hand and are key to building a prosperous city that serves all New Yorkers. By using their voices and their votes for all three racial justice ballot proposals, New Yorkers have placed racial equity at the heart of our city’s government. Our administration is fully committed to advancing equity, and I am proud of New Yorkers’ decision to create the first-ever Racial Equity Office. New Yorkers from all walks of life have made history to dismantle structural racism in our city and ensure equity is a core government function, setting a precedent that cities around the nation can follow.”

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