The 72nd Assembly District, now vacated by Assemblyman Farrell, has been his training ground for decades. Al Taylor understands what his constituents need and is eager to continue to provide it...That is why we endorse him for the assembly in the 72nd District.Read more
At an extremely well-attended County Committee meeting held at Esplanade Gardens, County Committee members elected across the 71st Assembly District selected Al Taylor to be the Democratic nominee to fill the Assembly seat left vacant by Denny Farrell in a near unanimous vote. Taylor received 111 of the 112 votes.
Joined by an enthusiastic crowd of elected officials and community residents, District Leader Al Taylor today announced his candidacy for the New York State Assembly, representing the 71st District covering Upper Manhattan. Taylor is running to succeed Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell who announced his retirement yesterday and was endorsed by Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian Benjamin, Assemblyman Denny Farrell, Councilmembers Mark Levine and Bill Perkins, former Councilman Robert Jackson and District Leaders Maria Luna and Earnestine Bell-Temple.Read more