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The Jewish Press endorses Erik Martin Dilan in the June 26 Democratic primary election in the 7th Congressional district. The district consists of Little Italy and the Lower East Side in Manhattan; in Brooklyn it includes, Williamsburg, Bushwick, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, parts of Fresh Pond, Red Hook, Gowanus, Greenwood, Sunset Park and Cypress Hills; and in Queens, parts of Fresh Pond and Woodhaven.
In his interview with The Jewish Press, Mr. Dilan was very forthcoming with positive views on issues important to our community. (We refer readers to page 32 for a full report on Mr. Dilan’s positions.)
We have no doubt Mr. Dilan will be a forceful advocate for what is right. We have learned over the years and to our dismay that his opponent, Congressman Nydia Velasquez, cannot be expected to be that advocate. To the contrary, in fact.
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