Jeffries Seeks a Second Term by Gotham Gazette Staff, Nov 01, 2008 Twitter Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries faces Republican challenger Charles Brickous. Jeffries is ending his first term in the Assembly and is viewed by many as a rising star in New York State politics. According to his Website, he has already introduced about 40 bills, including measures focusing on affordable housing and protecting tenants. Information could not be found on Charles Brickous. In the weeks leading up to the filing of the 32 Day Pre-General report, Jeffries raised $300. His closing balance was $48,809. A report for Brickous was not available. The 57th district includes Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Flatbush, parts of Park Slope and Bedford-Â Tweet Editor's Choice Everything Dot NYC Council 2.0: Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data Overdue & Over Budget, Capital Projects Roll On Comments Comment(s) The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam.