Assembly District 80 Debate

April 17, 2018
Assembly District 80 Debate
Candidates for the 80th Assembly District Face Off on BronxTalk

On Monday, April 16th BronxTalk host Gary Axelbank moderated a debate between the Nathalia Fernandez and Gene DeFrancis , candidates for the 80th Assembly District.

The special election will be held on April 24th to fill the Assembly District seat, which became vacant after former Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj was elected Councilman for the New York City Council’s 13thDistrict. 

The 80th Assembly District includes the Morris Park, Allerton, Gun Hill, Norwood, Van Nest and Pelham Gardens neighborhoods and the 32nd Senate District covers Parkchester, Castle Hill, Soundview, West Farms, Morrisania, Melrose, Concourse Village, Hunts Point, Longwood, Unionport, Crotona Park East and Bronx River.

“The debates on BronxTalk, along with our one-on-one candidate interviews on In the District allows Bronxites to hear directly from the candidates and make informed decisions as they head to the polls in this special election on April 24th. BronxNet, thanks our partners the League of Women Voters, the Bronx Times Reporter, the Bronx Free Press and the Norwood News. We are dedicated to presenting forums on programs across platforms that allow candidates, elected officials, and citizens to discuss the issues that affect our borough”
— BronxNet Executive Director Michael Max Knobbe.
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