Septimo projected to hold onto South Bronx’s Assembly District 84 seat


A second term appears to be on the docket for South Bronx Assemblymember Amanda Septimo as she holds a double-digit advantage over her two primary challengers as is the projected winner heading into the late hours Tuesday night.

With roughly 98% of scanners reporting, Septimo holds a 49%-35% lead over challenger Alberto Torres, with a third candidate, Hector Feliciano running a distant third in the race, at 14%, according to the city Board of Elections.

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