2021 Elections: Who’s running for City Council in the 17th District?


It’s an interesting time for the Bronx’s political landscape as a majority of the borough’s city council have either termed-out or announced they will not be seeking re-election.

The south Bronx’s district 17, which encompases the neighborhoods of Concourse Village, Crotona Park East, East Tremont, Hunts Point, Longwood, Melrose, Morrisania, Port Morris, and West Farms is one of few where an incumbent is seeking reelection – he is councilmember Rafael Salamanca, Jr.

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