An Outsider Is Vying To Represent Flatbush, Again

Edwin Raymond, who is running to represent the 40th City Council District (Flatbush, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Ditmas Park), confirmed in a phone interview with Bklyner that he did not have an address within the district until mid-February of this year, when he signed a lease on an apartment on Fairview Place near Martense Street. Before that, he lived about a mile east on Lenox Road and East 55th Street (near Kings Highway), within the confines of the neighboring 41st Council District.

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Edwin Raymond. (Photo via Raymond) A top candidate for Brooklyn’s 40th City Council District lived outside the district’s boundaries until last month, despite running to represent Flatbush since last June.

Edwin Raymond, who is running to represent the 40th City Council District (Flatbush, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Ditmas Park), confirmed in a […]

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