#N12Primaries: Bond trader Zach Emig faces crowded 11th District field

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Bond trader Zach Emig is among a slew of Democrats seeking the party's nomination for the 11th Congressional District, which represents parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island.

He supports increasing the minimum wage and raising taxes on the wealthiest tax brackets while cutting taxes for the lowest earners.

He says he supports Planned Parenthood, "Dreamers" and legal marijuana.

Candidates in the 11th District:

Omar Vaid Paul Sperling Zach Emig
Michael DeVito Jr. Max Rose Radhakrishna Mohan

In the days leading up to the federal election primaries, News 12 Brooklyn is featuring one of the candidates and details about their campaign platform.

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