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Khari Edwards

Khari Edwards

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    (l-r) Robert Cornegy Jr, Jo Anne Simon, Antonio Reynoso, Khari Edwards

    With Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a Democrat, facing term limits and pursuing a bid for mayor, there is a competitive “open” primary race underway to replace him. More than a dozen candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination in the June primary, which is all but assured to decide the next borough president because of the overwhelming majority of registered Democrats in Brooklyn.

    The race features three City Council members, a State Assembly member, a former