Special Election to Fill Vacancies in the 60th Assembly District and 72nd Assembly District
Governor Kathy Hochul today issued a proclamation declaring that a special election will be held to fill the vacancies in the 60th and 72nd Assembly Districts on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. The special election will fill the vacancies created by former Assembly Members Charles Barron and Carmen De La Rosa, who are now serving as members of the New York City Council.
"With two vacant seats remaining open in the New York State Assembly, I am declaring a special election to ensure the residents of the 60th and 72nd Assembly Districts are fully represented in the State Legislature," Governor Hochul said. "I wish both Charles Barron and Carmen De La Rosa well in their new roles as Members of the New York City Council and look forward to working with the new leaders that will be chosen by the residents of these districts to continue delivering results for New Yorkers."
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