The new cards, which were officially approved shortly before midnight by a Steiben district judge and posted at night, remain largely the same with a few changes.
Chainaton in Manhattan and Sunset Park in Brooklyn were added to County 10, where redistribution was an open space.
MP Jerry Nadler, who currently represents NY-10, lives in the newly remodeled 12th constituency and will now meet with representative Carolyn Maloney in this race.
After completing the development of the maps late in the evening, a spokesman for Mander Jones, one of the first outspoken gay, black members of Congress and currently representing New York’s 17th constituency, announced early Saturday that he would run for the newly redesigned 10th county, citing its inclusion. Greenwich Village, “LGBTQ + family”.
That means Jones will no longer have to challenge either the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Sean Patrick Maloney’s representative in NY-17, or a colleague from Progressive MP Jamaal Bowman in neighboring NY-16.
On friday Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his candidacy for 10th constituency.
The couple joined Juh-Line Niu MP in what could soon become a crowded field, with city council member Carlina Rivera, state senator Simcha Felder and MP Joe Ann Simon considering running.
Elsewhere, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stavesant and Crown Heights have been relocated to one district, NY-8.
Special Master Jonathan Servas said he “inadvertently divided” black and Asian communities respectively in his first proposal, which spokesman Hakim Jeffries, who now represents District 8, called a sledgehammer for black communities. That’s enough to make Jim blush. “
Meanwhile, spokeswoman Nicole Maliotakis was one of the biggest winners in this redistribution of the district when Servas refused to aggressively push his district north into Democratic territory. NY-11 seems to be basically the same area she will have to defend if she fights Max Rose again later this year.
As for constituency 12, it has not changed on the final map. Servas explained that he sees Central Park as a unifying force between the Upper East and the Upper West, not a divider.
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