Gjonaj not running for re-election

With the June Primary a few months away and Councilman Mark Gjonaj set to square off against Marjorie Velazquez, Gjonaj dropped a bombshell announcing he was not running for re-election.

Gjonaj began his political career in 2012 in the Assembly and four years ago became the first ever Albanian-American to serve in the City Council. The 52-year-old Morris Park resident, who is the chair of the small business committee, is ready for a new chapter in his life.

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