Rev. Khader El-Yateem, who is running for the 43rd District Council seat, said at a South Brooklyn Progressive Resistance forum he was confident Republicans will cross party lines and vote for him in the general election, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
El Diario/La Prensa interviews Bronx activist and City Council candidate Marjorie Velázquez, who aspires to be the first Latina elected to the 13th District seat.
Desi Talk speaks to Ravinder Singh Bhalla, “New Jersey’s only Indian-American Sikh councilman,” as he runs for re-election in Hoboken.
Bill Perkins, who served on the City Council from 1998-2005, handily won a special election for the 9th district seat. But he’ll have to run again in the primary, reports Amsterdam News.