On February 23rd, voters in Council District 17 (Bronx) will choose a new Council member to fill a vacant seat.

Council District 17 comprises parts of Belmont, Claremont Village, Clason Point, Concourse, Concourse Village, Crotona Park, East Morrisania, Hunts Point, Longwood, Melrose, Morrisania, Mott Haven, North Brother Island, Parkchester, Port Morris, Soundview, South Brother Island, Tremont and West Farms. Enter your address below to see if you live in district 17 and can vote in this nonpartisan special election, which will fill the vacancy until a primary and general election can be held this fall.

This Voter Guide provides profiles and video statements provided by the candidates in District 17. The videos will also be aired on BronxNet in the NYC Votes Video Voter Guide during the week before the election. You can find BronxNet on Cablevision channel 67,  Verizon FiOS channel 33, or on bronxnet.tv.

Date Cablevision (Channel 67)
Verizon FiOS (Channel 33)
Wednesday, February 17 4:00 PM
Thursday, February 18 4:00 PM & 8:30 PM
Friday, February 19 4:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Saturday, February 20 4:00 PM & 9:00 PM
Sunday, February 21 8:00 AM, 12:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Monday, February 22 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Tuesday, February 23 3:00 AM, 4:00 AM & 4:00 PM

Make your voice heard — go vote on February 23rd!

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Enter your address to see if you can vote in the Council District 17 special election.

Upcoming Election Deadlines

February 13 In-Person Voter Registration Deadline (Bronx office only; 9 am to 5 pm)
February 16 Mail-In Absentee Ballot Application Deadline
February 22 In-Person Military/Absentee Ballot Application Deadline (9 am to 5 pm) Mail-In Military/Absentee Ballot Deadline (last date of postmark)
February 23 Special Election—polls open 6 am to 9 pm In-Person Absentee Ballot Delivery Deadline (9 am to 9 pm)

Candidates for Council District 17

Bronx For All

Bronx Renewal

Strong Together

Bronx Not For Sale

Rebuilding Our BX

Community First