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Stay up to date on the 2018 elections in your Manhattan neighborhood!



Election day:  4/24/2018

Learn more about New York's district 74 neighborhood, check out our video:

MNN has partnered with the League of Women Voters of the City of New York and Gotham Gazette to be your go-to source of information for the 2018 New York City elections.  

A special election for the position of New York State Assembly District 74 has been called for April 24, 2018The seat was left vacant after the resignation of Brian Kavanagh (D). Brian Kavanagh resigned after winning election to District 26 of the New York State Senate. There will be no primary.  The candidates are as follows:

Watch the Debate Between Candidates for the 2018 NY State Assembly 74 District:

District 74 stretches from Delancey Street in the Lower East Side up to 47th Street in Midtown, encompassing a variety of communities with different cultures, environments and economies. Residents love the Old New York feel of these neighborhoods, but a changing city means that many longtime residents are finding themselves unable to keep up with rising rents. What are the biggest priorities for the incoming District 74 State Assembly Leader?

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    Harvey Epstein (D)  winner-jpg

Candidate Statement:



 Bryan Cooper (R) 
Candidate Statement:




 Adrienne Craig-Williams (G) 

Candidate Statement:



Juan Pagan (Reform)

Candidate Statement: 


MNN brings you the only debate between all four of the candidates vying for your vote on April 24th. Tune in to watch all the candidates debate the issues facing your district. Airing on MNN 1 (FiOS 33, RCN 82, Spectrum 34 & 1995), and MNN 5 HD (Spectrum 1993) or stream live online at 

  • Friday, April 20th at 9PM
  • Sunday, April 22nd at 9PM
  • Monday, April 23rd at 9PM

March 30: 

Last day to register to vote by mail

April 14: 

Last day to register to vote in person at the Board of Elections

April 17: 

Last day to postmark absentee ballot application

April 23: 

Last day to apply in person for absentee ballot and last day to postmark absentee ballot

April 24: 

Special election day and last day to deliver absentee ballot in person

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