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Primary responsibility: The high stakes of NYC’s primaries explained

We harp on this every time election season rolls around, but it bears repeating that for a  good number of NYC races, the primary election is fundamentally the election. Most branches of government in the city, whether they be City Council, Assembly, State Senate, or Congress, are not particularly competitive between the parties, and so the victor of the intra-party contest has essentially a smooth path towards victory in the general, if they face an opponent at all.