Three Democrats are lining up to win the party’s nomination to succeed Joan Millman in the 52nd AD, which covers Brooklyn Heights. Millman announced her retirement from the Assembly earlier this year.
First up is Jo Anne Simon, the Democratic District Leader for the 52nd AD, who has a long history of civic activity. She is Millman’s pick in the race. Other endorsing Simon include, according to her campaign: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congresswomen Nydia Velazquez and Yvette Clarke, Assemblymembers Jim Brennan, Deborah Glick, Annette Robinson, and Walter Mosley, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery, NYC Councilmembers Rosie Mendez, Carlos Menchaca and Antonio Reynoso and former NYC Councilmember, now Deputy Brooklyn Borough President, Diana Reyna. Additionally, the Brooklyn Young Democrats, Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats (CBID), Lambda Independent Democrats (LID), and the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club.