Queens assemblyman launches campaign for New York state attorney general


State Assemblyman Clyde Vanel formally announced his candidacy for state attorney general on Monday, Dec. 6, pledging to serve as the “people’s lawyer” in the upcoming democratic primary election next year. 

Vanel joins a list of five candidates in the race for state attorney general as the current occupant of the office, Letitia James, announced her campaign for governor in October.