2021 Elections: Who’s running for City Council in the 13th District?

As New York City prepares for one of its largest election cycles in recent memory, there is one city council race that will directly impact the northwest Bronx’s District 13, which encompases the neighborhoods of Allerton, City Island, Country Club, Edgewater Park, Ferry Point, Locust Point, Morris Park, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Pelham Parkway, Schuylerville, Silver Beach, Spencer Estates, Throggs Neck, Van Nest, Waterbury LaSalle, Westchester Square, and Zerega.

There are three candidates poised to replace Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Jr. who has recently announced he will not seek re-election. That trio who will be running in the Tuesday, June 22 primary are: Marjorie Velázquez, Monique Johnson, and John Perez.

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