Overview & Live Results: Buffalo Mayoral Primary, Alabama State House Primary Runoff

June 22, 2021

The mayoral primaries in New York City will command most of the attention Tuesday, with the winner of the Democratic primary almost certain to be elected mayor of America's largest city in November.

New York City Mayoral Primary Results >>

There are two other elections we're following. We may know the winners Tuesday night, which is not likely to be the case in NYC.

Buffalo Mayoral Primary Election

Buffalo is the 89th largest city in the United States,1 1City rankings are based on July 1, 2020 Census Bureau population estimates. They are for the city itself, not the associated metropolitan area. with a population of about 255,000. It is the second largest city in New York. Mayoral terms are four years. The incumbent is Democrat Byron Brown, who is seeking his fifth term. That would be a record length for time in office here.  Brown has two challengers

As was the case in 2017, no Republicans are running. The city has not had a Republican mayor since the mid 1960s. 

Polls close at 9:00 PM ET.

Alabama State House District 78 

Special Democratic Primary Runoff

The District 78 vacancy was created by the resignation of Democrat Kirk Hatcher after he won a special election for an open State Senate seat. 

Four Democrats competed in the May 25 primary. None received 50% of the vote, necessitating this runoff election between the top two finishers.

The Republican nominee is Loretta Grant. The special general election is September 7.

Polls close at 8:00 PM ET.

Upcoming June 29

  • California State Assembly District 18 Special All Party Primary
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