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16th City Council District

by Gotham Gazette Staff, Aug 03, 2013
 

Assemblywoman Vanessa Gibson went up to Albany in 2009, but is headed to City Hall after winning the Democratic nod. She faces Independence Party candidate Carlos Sierra and Jobs & Education candidate Walter Newsome — both having lost the Democratic nomination in the primary.

GENERAL

Vanessa Gibson

Vanessa Gibson (D, WF)

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Biography: None.

 

Walter Newsome

Walter Newsome (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Carlos Sierra

Carlos Sierra (D)

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Biography: A native of the Dominican Republic, Carlos Sierra came to the U.S. when he was 13. After dropping out of high school, he received his GED and attended Bronx Community College and Lehman College. Sierra serves on the board of Community Board 4, president of the East Clarke Place Tenants Association and chair of Neighborhood Youth Advisory Board 4. He and his wife have a son.

PRIMARY

Pedro Alvarez

Pedro Alvarez (D)

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Carlton Berkley

Carlton Berkley (D)

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Biography: None.

  

Ahmadou T. Diallo

Ahmadou T. Diallo (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Vanessa Gibson

Vanessa Gibson (D, WF)

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Biography: None.

 

Daryl Johnson

Daryl Johnson (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Naaimat T Muhammed

Naaimat T Muhammed (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Walter Newsome

Walter Newsome (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Bola Omotosho

Bola Omotosho (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Carlos Sierra

Carlos Sierra (D)

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Biography: A native of the Dominican Republic, Carlos Sierra came to the U.S. when he was 13. After dropping out of high school, he received his GED and attended Bronx Community College and Lehman College. Sierra serves on the board of Community Board 4, president of the East Clarke Place Tenants Association and chair of Neighborhood Youth Advisory Board 4. He and his wife have a son.


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