Here’s what you need to know about the Sept. 12 special election for vacant Queens Assembly seat

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, voters in Flushing, Kew Gardens Hills, Whitestone and College Point will head to the polls to vote in the special election to fill the District 27 State Assembly seat. 

The vacant seat was previously held by former state Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal, who was one of the leading Jewish advocates in the state Legislature. In June, Rosenthal resigned from office to begin a new role as vice president for Government Relations for the UJA-Federation of NY.