Gov. Hochul declares Feb. 13 special election for Bronx Assembly seat

Next month, voters in the Bronx’s 77th state Assembly District will head to the polls for a special election to fill former Assemblymember Latoya Joyner’s seat.

Gov. Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation on Jan. 12 that the special election to fill the vacancy created from Joyner’s resignation will be held Feb. 13. Joyner abruptly resigned from the assembly on Jan. 8 to pursue a different career opportunity.