We asked the six candidates competing to become the representative for New York City Council District 3 to share their West Side Story before Tuesday’s Democratic Primary. The winner will replace term-limited Speaker Corey Johnson in the role. City Council District 3 covers Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, Greenwich Village, West SoHo, Hudson Square, along with parts of Times Square, Garment District, Flatiron and Upper West Side.
2021 Election Candidates
Aleta LaFargue, Hell’s Kitchen native and one of Manhattan Plaza’s first babies, has served as their Tenant President for the past 5 years. […]
Phelan Dante Fitzpatrick knows from experience how hard the pandemic has hit small businesses. He arrived in New York from Ohio over 20 […]
Attorney Arthur Schwartz has been fighting injustice since the 1960s. He was born and brought up in NYC and has lived in Greenwich […]
From a small town in the Adirondack Mountains to the greatest city in the world, Erik Bottcher moved to Hell’s Kitchen and “found […]
As an Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist, Leslie Boghosian Murphy traveled the world. But home is Hell’s Kitchen, and since she moved to the […]
She’s from Ohio, but Marni Halasa has taken New York City, and Hell’s Kitchen, to her heart. This former journalist came to the […]
A small area of Hell’s Kitchen (northwest of the corner of W54th and 10th Avenue — excluding Hudson River Park) is represented by the Council Member for District 6. There are details of that district’s candidates at amNY.
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