About five weeks ago, Alice Cancel was sworn in as Sheldon Silver's replacement in Albany. This week we caught up with the Lower East Side assemblywoman elected to represent the 65th Assembly District for the remainder of Silver's term.
As of this afternoon, the Lower East Side and other downtown neighborhoods once again have representation in the New York State Assembly. Alice Cancel was sworn in today by Democratic Majority Leader Joseph Morelle.
It's been three days since Democrat Alice Cancel emerged victorious from the special election in the 65th Assembly District. This morning, we're taking a closer look at how she prevailed and also at what's ahead as the battle begins anew for Sheldon Silver's former legislative seat.
Longtime district leader Alice Cancel won a special election tonight to replace former Assemblyman Sheldon Silver in Albany.
Unofficial results show her with 39.21% (7284 votes) in the 65th Assembly District contest. Yuh-Line Niou, a Democrat running on the Working...
In 11 days, a special election will be held to decide who will replace Sheldon Silver in the 65th Assembly District. This morning, City Council member Margaret Chin came to the Alfred E. Smith Houses to announce her endorsement of Alice Cancel, the Democratic nominee.
Last night, there was a public forum at the East River Cooperative, the first opportunity for voters to see and hear from the candidates on the ballot in an April 19 special election to replace former Assemblyman Sheldon Silver. ...
Just a few weeks ago, Alice Cancel was dead set against running for the New York State Assembly seat in Lower Manhattan. But after local activists made their choice on Sunday, it's exactly what she's doing.