The number of US city mayors, whether present or running, supporting bitcoin continues to grow. After Miami’s Francis Suarez, the favorite to win the race in New York City, Eric Adams, guaranteed to make NYC different in a year, consisting of becoming the “center of bitcoins.”
BTC Going to NYC?
Running as a Democrat, Eric Adams is a polarizing figure that managed to get ahead in the race through an old-school method by getting assistance from Black and Latino voters with unions.
Although roughly 70% of voters didn’t make him their first option, the new and questionable voting system in the city has actually made him the favorite. The most recent polls showed a lead of over 75,000 votes over Maya Wiley.
Apart from making the typical political promises of lowering crime rates and producing new tasks, he also laid out a somewhat unanticipated strategy, which he thinks will revive economic success to one of the world’s essential cities.
During a recent speech, he discussed his intentions to turn New York City into a technology center, and he even quickly mentioned the largest cryptocurrency – – bitcoin.
“I’m going to assure you in one year, you are going to see a different city. We are going to end up being the center of life science, the center of cybersecurity, the center of self-driving cars, drones, the center of bitcoins.”