Breaking down New York City’s fiercely contested Democratic mayoral primary

Tuesday is primary day in the race for New York City's next mayor. The fiercely contested Democratic primary comes amid unprecedented public health, economic and safety concerns, and it's also the first time New York City voters are able to pick mayoral candidates in order of preference thanks to ranked choice voting. Rachel Holliday Smith, a reporter for The City, joined "CBSN AM" to discuss. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel:​
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