Carlos Menchaca Exits New York City Mayoral Race

Out gay Brooklyn Councilmember Carlos Menchaca has pulled the plug on his longshot candidacy for mayor.

The term-limited lawmaker, who represents Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and parts of Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Boro Park, acknowledged in an announcement on March 24 that his “path to a primary victory is no longer attainable.”

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