The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Submit your questions for PHNDC's 2014 Candidates Forum
Posted: August 15, 2014 - 3:26pm

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, to be held Wednesday, August 27 at Duryea Presbyterian Church, 362 Sterling Place (corner of Underhill Avenue), beginning at 7:30PM.


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 candidates using Google Moderator. All questions will be reviewed and compiled by the forum organizers prior to the event.