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

Six candidates are vying for the City Council seat in Manhattan’s District 3, which encompasses Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, Greenwich Village, West SoHo, Hudson Square, Times Square, Garment District, Flatiron, and the Upper West Side.

The next lawmaker will replace term-limited City Council Speaker Corey Johnson in a district that has elected an out LGBTQ lawmaker three consecutive times. Prior to Johnson’s ascendance to District 3, Christine Quinn occupied the seat after Thomas Duane left for the State Senate.

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