City Councilman Brad Lander will turn into the following city Comptroller, beating his adversaries in Tuesday’s election in an avalanche.
The Democrat held in excess of 77% of the vote share while Republican longshot Daby Carreras garnered only 16% with 17.89 percent of scanners announcing, preliminary Board of Elections results show.
Local cable channel called the race around 9:20 pm.
The left-wing legislator’s normal general election win comes after he upset Council Speaker Corey Johnson in June’s Democratic primary.
Lander, 52, will take over in January for current Comptroller Scott Stringer. Comptrollers approve city contracts, deal with the city’s annuity assets and audit city agencies.
He presently addresses Park Slope, Gowanus and encompassing areas in the City Council, where is essential for the body’s progressive caucus.