2021 Elections: Who’s running for the 6th City Council District seat


The 6th Council District includes much of the Upper West Side as well as neighborhoods such as Lincoln Square and Clinton. More than 287,000 people call the district home, and many of them will be electing a new representative in the City Council this year.

The current Council Member is Helen Rosenthal, who has been in this position since 2014 and was set to run for Comptroller before dropping out of the race in July. She is also term-limited. 

There are approximately six individuals are registered to run for the District 6 New York City Council seat. All six candidates partook in amNewYork Metro’s interview questionnaire. 

The answers from District 6 candidates who responded to amNewYork Metro’s questionnaire are found below:

Gale Brewer