Why is this election happening?

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo Jr resigned from office this fall.  This special election will fill his Assembly seat .

What does the State Assembly do?

The New York State Assembly is the lower chamber of the state legislature. State Assembly members write and vote on legislation and approve state funding levels.

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Which neighborhoods are in this district?

The 86th NYS Assembly District includes the following areas in the Bronx:

  • Fordham Heights
  • University Heights
  • Morris Heights
  • West Bronx

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Candidates on the ballot

  • Yudelka Tapia 
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Key Dates

  • Early Voting

    Sat, August 13, 2022 - Sun, August 21, 2022
  • Primary Election Day

    Tue, August 23, 2022
  • Deadline to return absentee ballot

    Tue, August 23, 2022
  • Voter Registration Deadline

    Fri, October 14, 2022