The race in the 75th district on Manhattan's West Side represents a sharp contrast between a long-time politician and total newcomer.
Richard Gottfried has represented the 75th District since
Incumbent Darryl Towns on the Democratic and Working Families lines faces Republican/Conservative Khorshed Chowdhury.
Towns was elected in 1992. During his tenure he has attempted to spur commercial revitalization in
Republican Challenger Frances Cutrone faces a daunting task as the Republican takes on Democratic Assemblymember Vito Lopez, who also heads Brooklyn's Democratic party.
Information could not be found on Cutrone.