Julie Menin has served as a Commissioner starting in the Bloomberg Administration and has led three New York City agencies, including serving as Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs and most recently, New York City's Census Director. She is also a mom, a lawyer and an adjunct professor at Columbia. Julie's strong victory in the Democratic Primary demonstrated that she is exactly the kind of experienced, thoughtful leader we need right now in this crisis. She is supported by many local elected officials, community leaders, and labor unions.
Council District Five includes the Manhattan neighborhoods of the Upper East Side, East Harlem, Yorkville, Midtown East, Carnegie Hill, Sutton Place, Roosevelt Island, and Lenox Hill.