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


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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