Special Election to Fill the Seat of Former Assembly Speaker

Two weeks from Tuesday, New York City voters will have their chance to weigh in on The Presidential Primary. But that’s not the only race coming to a head in New York on April 19th. It’s also a special election to fill the seat of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Silver was once one of the most powerful politicians in Albany, but he was convicted last November on seven counts of corruption. Reporter Stephan Bisaha went to the Lower East Side to see how Silver’s influence is being felt in the race to replace him.

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