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Cordell Cleare

Cordell Cleare

  • Cordell Cleare Poised to Join Storied History of Harlem-West Side Senate District

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    (l-r) Basil Paterson, Carl McCall, Brian Benjamin, Cordell Cleare

    Cordell Cleare recently received the Democratic nomination to replace Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin in the State Senate after his appointment by Governor Hochul. Cleare is almost certain to win the special election that will be held with the general election on November 2. 

    She will succeed the legacy of Constance Baker Motley, Basil Paterson, Carl McCall, and David Paterson, some of the prominent senators who have represented the