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Hettie Powell

Hettie Powell

  • Queens Council Candidates Attempt to Offer Stability to Burned District

    richard david district 28 queens 

    Candidate Richard David (photo: David campaign)


    The July corruption conviction and August sentencing of City Council Member Ruben Wills created a newly-open seat representing Council District 28 in southeast Queens. Because of the timing of the vacancy, the seat will be filled through the normal electoral calendar, with the determinative September 12 Democratic primary rapidly approaching.

    The 28th Council District includes neighborhoods such as South Jamaica, Rochdale Village, Richmond Hill, and Ozone Park. Along with the

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