FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2009
MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THREE VACANT CITY COUNCIL SEATS WILL BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 24
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that a special election for Council Member for the twenty-first, thirty-second and forty-ninth Council districts will be held on Tuesday, February 24th, 2009.
The special election will fill vacancies that were created at midnight on December 31st, 2008 by the resignation of Hiram Monserrate in the twenty-first Council district and Joseph P. Addabbo in the thirty-second Council district; as well as a vacancy created at midnight on January 2nd, 2009 by the resignation of Michael E. McMahon in the forty-ninth Council district.
The February 24th election will elect council members that will serve until December 31st, 2009. Pursuant to the City Charter, the nomination of candidates in this election will be by independent nominating petition.
Stu Loeser (212) 788-2958