2017 COUNCIL DISTRICT 9 SPECIAL ELECTION  VOTER GUIDE

Welcome

On January 3rd, Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a special election to fill the vacated City Council seat in Manhattan’s District 9. Voters in Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, and parts of the Upper West Side and East Harlem will choose a new Council member on Tuesday, February 14th.

NYC Votes’ nonpartisan Voter Guide has all the information you need to choose the right candidate to represent you in the City Council.

Our city is stronger when everyone votes. Get out and vote on February 14th!

All registered voters in District 9 are eligible to vote in this special election. Enter your address below to see if you live in District 9.
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THE OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

The City Council is the legislative, or law-making, branch of New York City’s government. The City Council is responsible for passing local laws, making decisions about land use, overseeing city agencies, and approving the city’s budget. Each Council member represents one of the 51 New York City Council districts. Council members receive an annual base salary of $148,500.

The winner of the February 14 election will fill the seat through the end of the 2017 calendar year. A primary and general election will be held this fall to fill the seat for a full four-year term starting in January 2018.

Candidate Profiles

Educated Leader

Time To Wake Up

Building Harlem

Holland4Harlem

We are One

Community First

Harlem Family

Dawn for Harlem, Rent Too Damn High

Harlem Voices