The special election for the 9th Congressional District will be held on September 13 to coincide with the state’s primary elections.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Elmont, Nassau County Police Investigating AP: Federal Judge Deals Blow To Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers
Among the Democrats said to want Weiner’s seat include former NYC Council members Eric Gioia and Melinda Katz and current councilman Mark Weprin. Councilman Eric Ulrich is considered a possible GOP contender.
In addition to the 9th Congressional District, there are six Assembly districts with vacancies that need to be filled.MORE NEWS: De Blasio Says City Prepared For School Staffing Shortages As COVID Vaccine Deadline Approaches
The election for those seats, which are in Oneida County, Erie County, Brooklyn, Manhattan and two in Queens, will also be held on September 13.