FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2013
MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE 31ST COUNCIL DISTRICT IN QUEENS FOR FEBRUARY 19TH
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that a special, non-partisan election will be held in the 31st Council District on February 19, 2013 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Council Member James Sanders, Jr., who has accepted a seat in the New York State Senate.
The newly elected Council Member will serve until December 31, 2013. Pursuant to the City Charter, the nomination of candidates in the election will be by independent nominating petition, rather than through a party primary.
Marc La Vorgna / Kamran Mumtaz (212) 788-2958
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Download the Special Election Proclamation (in PDF)