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Just 14.8 percent of the eligible voters–9,711 of the 65,459 registered—went to the polls.
Mott Haven Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito cruised to re-election on Nov. 5 and immediately announced that she wants one of the most powerful jobs in city government – City Council Speaker.
Incumbent defeats five opponents handily, promising she won’t forget Mott Haven in her split district.
Councilwoman will continue to represent Melrose, Hunts Point and Longwood.
Polls will be open on Sept. 10 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can find your polling place by calling 1-866-VOTE-NYC or visiting http://nyc.pollsitelocator.com/Search.aspx If no candidate wins 40 percent or more of the vote, a runoff election between the top two finishers will be held on Oct. 1. Information on the candidates can […]