AMNY: Mark Levine to succeed Gale Brewer as Manhattan borough president

Manhattanites elected City Councilmember Mark Levine to be their next borough president.

With 90.4% of scanners reporting, Democratic candidate Levine won 84.5% of votes on Tuesday beating two opponents, Republican Louis Puliafito, who took home 13.4% of votes; and Libertarian candidate Michael Lewyn who earned only 1.9% of votes cast.

Levine has represented the New York City Council’s seventh district, which covers the Upper Manhattan neighborhoods of Washington Heights, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville, Manhattan Valley, and the Upper West Side, since 2014.

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