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In District 27 (the old 29th), located on the west side of Manhattan, incumbent State Senator Tom Duane announced his retirement in June. This race will be decided in the Sept. 13th primary, as it is a safe Democratic District.
Candidates: (in alphabetical order)
Tom Greco - grecoforsenate.com
Brad Hoylman - bradhoylman.com
Tanika Inlaw - tanikainlaw.org
Map of the new district:
Click here for the LATFOR map (pdf).
Citizens Union & NYC Community Media will host a forum on Monday Aug. 20th - click here.
This district includes the neighborhoods of Chelsea, the West Village, Hells Kitchen and parts of the Upper West Side. There are many LBGT voters, activists, and organizations in the district. Outgoing State Senator Tom Duane is openly gay, as is the current City Councilmember, Speaker Christine Quinn.
Links about this race:
Anything we should add? Are you a candidate in this race? Contact Richard at rwallner-at-dfnyc.org (replace -at- with @)