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Mayor de Blasio Declares Special Election Date for the 12th Council District in The Bronx

October 8, 2020

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today made the following statement on the special election in the New York City Council’s 12th District, left open by the expulsion of former Council Member Andy King:

“I am declaring Tuesday, December 22, 2020 as the date for the 12th City Council District special election to elect a Council Member to serve until December 31, 2021. This date, within the window allowed by the City Charter, will facilitate maximum voter participation. I encourage all eligible Bronx residents to vote early, in person, or by absentee ballot in the upcoming special election and get the representation they deserve.” 

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