The new ranked-choice voting system, which will likely pick the next mayor of New York City, Brooklyn borough president and city comptroller on Tuesday, can be easily understood but requires a lot of work, said several early voters at a Brooklyn polling place.

People who were interviewed after voting early in the upcoming Democratic primary at the Masonic Temple at 317 Clermont Ave. in Fort Greene said they had no trouble learning the ranked-choice system, although some liked it better than others.

An election worker goes over a ranked choice voting explanation card with a voter before she casts her vote during early voting in the primary election, Monday, June 14, 2021, at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua in the Soho neighborhood of New York. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer The […]


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