Why is this election happening?

Former Assembly Member Charles Barron resigned from this seat when he was elected to City Council District 42. This special election will fill the empty Assembly seat.

What does the New York State Assembly do?

The State Assembly is the lower chamber of the State Legislature. There are 150 members. Assembly members write and vote on legislation, approve state budgets, and uphold or override the Governors’ vetoes.

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Which neighborhoods are in this district?

Assembly District 60 includes East New York and Starrett City in Brooklyn.

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There are three candidates on the ballot:

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Key Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline

    Fri, July 29, 2022
  • Early Voting

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

    Tue, August 23, 2022
  • Voter Registration Deadline

    Fri, October 14, 2022