The 33rd District stretches along Brooklyn’s East River waterfront, from Greenpoint to Boerum Hill. It straddles an eclectic group of neighborhoods, including Brooklyn Heights, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and parts of Downtown Brooklyn, Williamsburg, and Gowanus.
With Councilmember Carlos Menchaca facing term limits this year, there is a competitive Democratic primary unfolding to replace him in Brooklyn’s 38th District, centered in Red Hook and Sunset Park, and also includes parts of Greenwood Heights, Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Boro Park.
A crowded Democratic primary race is unfolding to select the successor for term-limited City Councilmember Daniel Dromm in the 25th City Council District, which spans Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.
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.
The candidate goes up against establishment-backed opponents in the southeastern Brooklyn district.
Council District 32 has had Republican representation since 2009. Five Democrats are running June 22 for a chance to turn the seat blue, while two Republican candidates hope to keep the district under GOP control.
District 34 voters have four candidates to choose from: Jennifer Gutierrez, incumbent Reynoso’s chief of staff; Scott Murphy, a self-described small business owner and volunteer healthcare worker; Andy Marte, an ex-substitute teacher and affordable housing specialist with RiseBoro, a community revitalization group; and Lutchi Gayot, a contractor.
Nine Democratic candidates are running in the City Council District 1 primary for a seat based in Lower Manhattan, replacing term-limited Councilmember Margaret Chin.
Because only two candidates are on the ballot for the June 22 primary election, voters in the district — which includes the Lower East Side, Kips Bay, and Murray Hill — will not be electing their next Council member using the city’s new ranked choice voting system.