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Gotham Votes 2013

38th City Council District


Campaign Updates

Ex-Quinn Aide Takes On Incumbent In 38th Council Race (Gotham Gazette, Aug. 30, 2013)

Viva Menchaca? (The Brooklyn Rail, July 19, 2013)

Detectives revoke endorsement of Gonzalez (Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 1, 2013)

Fight over Red Hook Council seat pits incumbent with party support against upstart community organizer (The Daily News, May 5, 2013)

Council candidates spar over Sandy recovery effort in Housing Authority Buildings (The Brooklyn Paper, March 28, 2013)

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Henry Lallave (C)

No candidate information available at press time.

Carlos Menchaca

Carlos Menchaca (D)

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Biography: Menchaca grew up in the public school system and wants to fight unequal public schools. He worked for Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. After Hurricane Sandy, he fought to coordinate efforts with and hold the government accountable.
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Sara M Gonzalez

Sara M Gonzalez (D, WF)

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Biography: Councilwoman Gonzalez sits on the land use committee and recently signed a bill that will allow rent stabilization to continue in the city. She was the first Latina to serve as chairperson on Community Board 7, and co-founded am HIV program in 1988. Gonzalez graduated from Staten Island College and received her master’s degree from Columbia university.

Carlos Menchaca

Carlos Menchaca (D)

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Biography: Menchaca grew up in the public school system and wants to fight unequal public schools. He worked for Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. After Hurricane Sandy, he fought to coordinate efforts with and hold the government accountable.

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