Farah Louis declares victory in 45th District special election

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MIDWOOD -

Farah Louis has declared victory in the 45th City Council District special election Tuesday.

Louis defeated seven other candidates vying for the seat, which was vacated by Jumaane Williams, who was elected as the city's public advocate.

Included in the running was Monique Chandler-Waterman, who Williams endorsed for the seat.

The 45th City Council District covers a huge swath of central Brooklyn, including the Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Midwood and Canarsie neighborhoods.

Louis will need to run again in the primary election on June 25.

 

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