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State Senate District 27: Manhattan

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).

Forums:

Citizens Union & NYC Community Media will host a forum on Monday Aug. 20th - click here.

Background:

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:

Tom Greco's profile at the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club website

Tom Duane Officially Endorses Brad Hoylman

Straight owner of gay bar challenges Tom Duane's chosen successor (from the left)

Anything we should add? Are you a candidate in this race?  Contact Richard at rwallner-at-dfnyc.org (replace -at- with @)

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A local coalition group of Democracy for America since 2004

Democracy for NYC (DFNYC) is committed to the ideals espoused by Democracy for America, the organization founded by Howard Dean, and the national network of local coalition groups dedicated to the same.

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