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City Council District 9 primary debate


Nine of the candidates running in the Democratic primary for City Council District 9, which is mostly made up of Central Harlem in Manhattan, met for a zoom debate hosted by Manhattan Neighborhood Network and moderated by Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max. Participating candidates included William Allen, Cordell Cleare, Joshua Clennon, Pierre Gooding, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Ruth McDaniels, Athena Moore, Mario Rosser, and Keith Taylor. McDaniels had to leave part-way through the debate. Incumbent Council Member Bill Perkins declined to participate in the debate despite multiple invitations. Watch:

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by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette
     

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