Septimo earns chance at second term, eyes legislation for equitable methadone clinic siting in NYC

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Incumbent politicians see reelections and primaries in many different ways. Bronx Assemblymember Amanda Septimo told the Bronx Times she felt Tuesday’s primary felt like being a part of those childhood games where a student anxiously passes a note to another asking if they like them with a ‘yes or no’ response attached.

Luckily for Septimo, most of her South Bronx constituents checked the yes box, as a second term is could be all but guaranteed, as she cruised to a double-digit primary win over her two primary challengers.

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