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10 candidates seek to fill Karen Koslowitz’s City Council seat in District 29 while opposing the construction of Kew Gardens jail.
With eight candidates running, Democrats in the 33rd District will choose from a larger-than-usual slate of potential Council members.
Less than three months after winning New York City’s first true test of ranked-choice voting, Councilmember Selvena Brooks-Powers is back on the ballot, this time to defend her seat against two former foes in Queens’ District 31.
There is a competitive Democratic primary unfolding to replace him in Brooklyn’s 38th District.
A crowded Democratic primary race is unfolding in Queens to select the successor for term-limited City Council Member Daniel Dromm.
Councilmember Carlina Rivera will defend her lower Manhattan seat against just one challenger in the June primary.
Daneek Miller, who has represented the 27th district since 2014, is term limited, paving the way for a wide-open race to replace him.
New York City Council Member Farah Louis is not able to cruise to a full term representing Brooklyn’s 45th District.
The candidate goes up against establishment-backed opponents in the southeastern Brooklyn district.