public advocate

James Wins Public Advocate Race

Squadron grounded as Crown Heights councilwoman is poised to be first African American woman to hold citywide office.

10/02/2013
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Letitia James, a City Council member representing Crown Heights, easily won the city's only runoff election yesterday to become the Democratic nominee for public advocate. With no Republican opponent and only minor opposition in November's election, she is likely to become the the first African American woman to hold citywide office.

Letitia "Tish" James

In City's Only Runoff, Public Advocate Candidates Meet

Low turnout seen as Daniel Squadron faces Letitia James today.

09/30/2013
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In the city’s only runoff contest, Democrats Daniel Squadron, a state senator, and Letitia James, a city councilwoman, will vie for their party’s nomination for public advocate today.

Letitia James, left, and Daniel Squadron
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