New York City voters are going back to the ballots! NYC Public Advocate Special Election Officially Set for February 26. This race is expected to have more than two dozen candidates.
This past week, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a proclamation setting February 26th as the date for the New York City’s Public Advocate special election.
Who is the Public Advocate? The Public Advocate is the second highest-ranking elected official in the city, who champions the public and ensures the city's agencies are responsive to their needs.
Why is there a Special Election?