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Gotham Votes 2013

9th City Council District


Incumbent Councilwoman Inez E. Dickens, whose name has been floated as a possible candidate to be the next Council speaker, defeated rival Vincent Morgan in the primary. Dickens faces no challenger in the general election.

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Inez E Dickens   (D, WF)

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Biography: Dickens was first elected to office in 1974 when she became, all at once, a County Committeewoman, a County Judicial Committeewoman, and State Committeewoman. By 2006 she was the highest-ranking African-American woman in the State Democratic Party, ranking as 1st Vice Chair. In 2006 she was elected to the City Council. For her undergraduate studies she attended New York University and Howard University.

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Inez E Dickens   (D, WF)

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Biography: Dickens was first elected to office in 1974 when she became, all at once, a County Committeewoman, a County Judicial Committeewoman, and State Committeewoman. By 2006 she was the highest-ranking African-American woman in the State Democratic Party, ranking as 1st Vice Chair. In 2006 she was elected to the City Council. For her undergraduate studies she attended New York University and Howard University.

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Vincent Morgan (D)

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Biography: Morgan is the former chairman of the 125th St. Business Improvement District and a critic of Columbia University's Manhattanville expansion. Raised on Chicago's South Side, he went on to study at Howard University, the University of Illinois and Columbia. He is a cousin of Rep. Harold Ford Jr., and worked for Charles Rangel.

 



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