Monique Chandler-Waterman wins East Flatbush Assembly special election, defeats Adams pick Reid


Monique Chandler-Waterman won the May 24 special election to fill the vacant 58th Assembly District seat in East Flatbush, with the Democratic nominee trouncing third-party opponent Hercules Reid, who had the support of Mayor Eric Adams, by over 60 points.

With 99% of scanners reporting Wednesday morning according to the Board of Elections, Chandler-Waterman, the Democratic and Working Families nominee, had won 79.53% of votes as compared to Reid’s 18.08%. Monique Allen-Davy, the Republican and Conservative nominee, holds 2.31%.

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