Stephen Witt and Kelly Mena discuss the contentious race for the open seat in the special election for the 45th City Council District.
The district includes Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Midwood and Canarsie and there are currently eight candidates still in the race.
Issues facing the district include affordable housing, congestion pricing, public transportation options and education amongst others.
The candidates are:
Farah Louis: A Unified 45
Monique Chandler-Waterman: A Vital Voice
Adina Sash: Community First
Victor Jordan: Last Chance
L. Rickie Tulloch: People Movement
Anthony Alexis: Putting Our Community First
Xamayla Rose: Rose For Progress
Jovia Radix: Justice For All
The Special Election will be held Tuesday, May 14.
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