‘We do not need to be told which candidates are viable by people who do not live here, and do not understand the priorities of the people in the district.’
His campaign relies on Twitter and Facebook posts, pictures and videos capturing him doing old-school politics, like giving away food, toys and—since the coronavirus pandemic hit New York—masks.
The only June 23 rce for an open seat, and the most crowded contest, is in the 15th district in the Bronx, where Rep. Jose Serrano and 12 candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination to replace him.
While advocates are happy they won this concession, it only applies to the June 23 primary. A lawsuit to make absentee voting in future elections accessible is ongoing.
The plaintiffs are already seeing some success outside of court, with the BOE passing a resolution to try to make PDF ballots available to some of those who request them for the primary.
City Limits ha contactado a los cinco candidatos que cuentan con experiencia en cargos públicos y carrera política para presentar a nuestros lectores perfiles de cada uno de ellos.