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Gotham Votes 2013

12th City Council District


Incumbent Democratic Councilman Andy King was elected in a 2012 special election to replace disgraced Councilman Larry Seabrook. King faces Green Party candidate Trevor Archer.

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Andy L King

Andy L King (D)

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Biography: The former child protective care worker replaced Councilman Larry Seabrook in a 2012 special election after Seabrook was found guilty of misdirecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in city funds to his girlfriend and family members. King won nearly 80 percent of the vote against five other challengers. He enjoyed the support of Bronx Democratic County Committee and Assemblyman Carl Heastie. He has campaigned this year on helping small businesses, giving rent breaks to seniors and improving health care in the district.

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer (G)

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Biography: None.

 

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Candidates

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer (G)

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Biography: None.

 

Lenford Edie

Lenford Edie (D)

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Biography: None.

 

Pamela A Johnson

Pamela A Johnson (D)

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Biography: Johnson serves as executive director of Urban Neighborhood Educational Technology and the Eastchester Heights Community Center and is also a member of Community Board 12. Johnson touts her work with all three of those organizations in helping strengthen the community’s infrastructure, giving youth a place to play and helping low-income members of the community become better educated. Johnson’s campaign website asks in bold capital letters: “HAVEN’T YOU HAD ENOUGH?” and also notes that she intends to “bless the Lord at all times...!!” 

Andy L King

Andy L King (D)

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Biography: The former child protective care worker replaced Councilman Larry Seabrook in a 2012 special election after Seabrook was found guilty of misdirecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in city funds to his girlfriend and family members. King won nearly 80 percent of the vote against five other challengers. He enjoyed the support of Bronx Democratic County Committee and Assemblyman Carl Heastie. He has campaigned this year on helping small businesses, giving rent breaks to seniors and improving health care in the district.



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