Carmen de la Rosa (D) for Assembly District 72

Carmen won the Democratic Primary against incumbent Guillermo Linares. A former staff member of Assembly Member Daniel OŐDonnell, Carmen has long stood behind the LGBTQ community in northern Manhattan, recently assisting efforts to start an LGBTQ task force through Community Board 12. During her time in Assembly Member OŐDonnellŐs office, she supported efforts to pass marriage equality in New York State. She has been endorsed by Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC and Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club.