2021 Elections: Who’s running for City Council in the 8th District

The 8th District of City Council represents neighborhoods in two boroughs, covering East Harlem (El Barrio) in Manhattan as well as Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, Randall’s Island and Port Morris in the Bronx. In 2017, Diana Ayala, a Democrat, won the seat following Melissa Mark-Viverito, who was term-limited.

The primary for the District 8 seat is set for June 22, with the general election deciding the fate of the district on Nov. 2. 

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