The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

2014 Candidates Forum
Start Date: 
August 27, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sponsored By: 
The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Duryea Presbyterian Church
362 Sterling Place (corner Underhill Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY
United States

The State Democratic primary election is Tuesday, September 9. This year, two legislative seats representing Prospect Heights are open, with no incumbent running for re-election. Hear from candidates hoping to represent the 52nd Assembly District and the 20th State Senate District at PHNDC's 2014 Candidates Forum.


The 52nd Assembly District includes the blocks of Prospect Heights west of Underhill Avenue, St. Johns Place and Plaza Street East, and south of Prospect Place. The candidates are:

  • Doug Biviano
  • Pete Sikora
  • Jo Anne Simon

The 20th State Senate District represents Prospect Heights blocks south of St. Marks Avenue. Candidates are:

  • Rubain Dorancy
  • Jesse Hamilton
  • Guillermo Philpotts

All candidates have confirmed participation in this event.

The Assembly panel will begin at 7:30PM. The State Senate panel will begin at 8:30PM. Both panels will be moderated by WNYC economic development journalist Janet Babin.

Community members may submit questions for the panels using Google Moderator. All questions will be reviewed and compiled by the forum organizers prior to the event.

Open to: 
General public