Congressional District NY-07

The NY-07 Congressional District encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Bushwick, plus several Queens neighborhoods.

View the NY-07-specific August Voter Guide as a PDF here.


About the candidate: Paperboy Prince has run for several positions over the past few campaign cycles, raising the question of their commitment to any one district.

What stands out about their platform or candidacy: When previously interviewed by New Kings Democrats, Paperboy did not provide specific details for their vision for the seat. This time around seems to follow that pattern.

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Key endorsements: Unknown

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About the candidate: Congress Member Nydia Velazquez is La Luchadora: the leader and inspiration for so many progressive politicians and groups across New York. She is authentic and passionate about reform and fighting for those that are underrepresented and underserved.

What stands out about their platform or candidacy: Congress Member Velazquez’s record stands for itself. Learn more about her in Gothamist’s article, “The Low-Key Matriarch Cultivating Brooklyn’s Progressive Movement.”

New Kings Democrats has proudly endorsed Congress Member Velazquez many times in the past.

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Key endorsements: Working Families Party, and she has endorsed some of the most progressive leaders across Brooklyn, including: Ana María Archila for Lieutenant Governor, Kristen Gonzalez for State Senate in District 59 and Carlina Rivera for Congress in NY-10

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