Election 2017: Who’s Who in the Races for Borough President, District Attorney and the State Legislature?

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Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams are seeking re-election and acting Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez is looking to be elected to a full term.

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Every municipal office in New York City is up for grabs this fall: mayor, comptroller, public advocate, all five borough presidencies and all 51 City Council seats. The offices of district attorney in Brooklyn and Manhattan are also on the ballot, as are several judicial seats and three state legislative offices where vacancies are being filled. The general election is on Tuesday, November 7.

A list of candidates for the boroughwide contests (all five borough presidents and two district attorney seats) as we as the state legislative races is below. Candidates for the three citywide offices (mayor, public advocate and comptroller) are listed here and the City Council races are here. Click here for a rundown of judicial candidates.

 


The Key Info

When are the debates?
Here’s a calendar.

How do I participate?
Click here to check on your voter registration or here to register anew. You must register by October 13; deadlines for voters and candidates are listed here. You can find your polling place here.

What do these offices do?
Here’s a basic rundown of powers and duties.

How can I find out who represents me?
Use this great tool from the League of Women Voters.

How do I find out who has donated to the campaigns?
The New York City Campaign Finance Board offers a very user-friendly search tool.

What do the latest polls say?
See the most recent surveys from Quinnipiac, Marist and Sienna.

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I have a question I want to ask a candidate. What do I do?
Send it to us right here; we’re keeping a list, asking the best ones, and publishing the answers.

How do I find out more about the key issues?
City Limits has been covering policy in New York City since a guy named Abe Beame was mayor. All our Election 2017 coverage is right here.

 


The Candidates

Borough President

Bronx

Ruben Diaz Jr.* (Democratic/Working Families)
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Steven DeMartis (Republican)
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Antonio Vitiello (Conservative)
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Camella D. Price (Reform)
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Brooklyn

Eric L. Adams* (Democratic/Working Families)
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Vito J. Bruno (Republican/Conservative)
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Benjamin G. Kissel (Reform)
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Manhattan

Gale A. Brewer* (Democratic/Working Families)
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Frank Scala (Republican)
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Daniel Vila Rivera (Green)
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Brian Waddell (Reform/Libertarian)
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Queens

Melinda Katz* (Democratic/Working Families)
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William K. Kregler (Republican/Conservative)
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Everly D. Brown (Homeowners NYCHA)
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Staten Island

Thomas E. Shcherbenko (Democratic/Working Families)
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James S. Oddo* (Republican/Conservative/Independence/Reform)
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Henry J. Bardel (Green)
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District Attorney

Brooklyn

Eric Gonzalez* (Democratic)
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Vincent J. Gentile (Reform)
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Manhattan

Cyrus Vance Jr.* (Democratic)
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State Senator

26th Senatorial District

This is the seat vacated by the resignation of Daniel Squadron, a Democrat

Brian P. Kavanagh (Democratic/Working Families)
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Analicia Alexander (Republican)

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Member of the Assembly

71st Assembly District

This is the seat vacated by the resignation of Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr., a Democrat

Alfred Taylor (Democratic/Working Families)

27th Assembly District

This is the seat vacated by the death of Michael Simanowitz, a Democrat.

Daniel A. Rosenthal (Democratic)

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