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A diverse set of candidates want to lead the Upper Manhattan district struggling to provide affordable housing.
Following accusations of sexual harassment Councilmember Gordenchik decided not to run in 2021.
Voters in the Bronx’s 15th Council District won’t be able to say they didn’t have options this year.
Six Democratic candidates are running in the primary for City Council District 6, a seat based on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Monique Johnson, Irene Estrada, Marjorie Velazquez, John Perez and Marilyn Soto are in the running for the soon-to-be open seat held by Councilmember Mark Gjonaj, who announced in February that he won’t be seeking reelection.
Big differences in money raised for the campaign separate the candidates in the 8th district, which includes neighborhoods in Manhattan and the South Bronx.
Six democrats are vying to replace Councilmember Costa Constantinides.