Councilwoman Letitia James, D-Fort Greene, won the runoff election for the Democratic Primary for Public Advocate Tuesday night.
According to the Associated Press and NY1, James took home roughly 60 percent of the vote, compared to 40 percent for state Sen. Daniel Squadron, D-Brooklyn.
The result means that almost all of the vote after the Sept. 10 Primary broke for James, who held just a two percentage point lead over Squadron in their initial contest.
Squadron offered James his congratulations after the race had been called.
"For New Yorkers without a voice, without high-powered lobbyists, without City Hall on speed dial. For people with no place else to turn. Their families need a strong Public Advocate," Squadron said. "And I know that Tish will be their great advocate for New Yorkers across the city. She ran a great campaign."
James will run as an uncontested Democrat on Election Day, Nov. 5.