Kingsbridge Latina Jessica Woolford to challenge for Dinowitz’s Assembly seat

Kingsbridge Democrat Jessica Woolford is challenging state Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’s Northwest Bronx seat, which he has kept warm since 1994.

Woolford, a progressive who has spent a decade working in Democratic politics — mostly in communications roles — told the Bronx Times on Friday she resigned from her position as U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s New York City press secretary two weeks prior to focus on her campaign.

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