Vote for NYC Public Advocate on February 26th.
Vote for NYC Public Advocate on February 26th.

Next Tuesday, February 26th, a special placeholder election will be held for New York City Public Advocate. The winner will replace Letitia James, who vacated the office after being elected State Attorney General, until a full term election, including primaries, can be held later this year.

Update: Jumaane Williams wins election for Public Advocte

Voting takes place in the usual places, at PS/IS 217, for everyone from Manhattan Park south. All residents north of Manhattan Park vote at Coler Hospital.

The Daily has not taken a position on who should be elected or would best serve our interests among an extraordinarily weak field of candidates.

For more details on the candidates, their positions and experience, check's review.