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AMNY: Mark Levine looks to ‘chart that course forward’ for Manhattan as its incoming borough president

Incoming Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine has lofty ambitions for his new position, and is the first one to admit that he has his work cut out for him as he prepares to take office in 2022. Charged up and looking to tackle climate concerns, a possible winter spike in COVID-19 cases, and the continued revitalization of the arts, the current City Council member from Washington Heights and borough president-elect… Read more

Forward: In new job, the ‘Anthony Fauci of the New York City Council’ aims to fight COVID and antisemitism

Mark Levine, a term-limited councilman from Manhattan, is battle tested. In his two campaigns for the City Council, Levine, who is Jewish, was subject to vitriolic antisemitic attacks from a primary rival. “I have confronted explicit antisemitism in politics before and I’ve proven that we can beat it,” he said after his re-election. And just as he was preparing to be sworn in as Manhattan Borough President on Saturday, Levine contracted COVID for the second time.

PIX on Politics: Manhattan Borough President-elect Mark Levine focused on bringing workers back to borough

MANHATTAN — As a member of the New York City Council, he’s largely been known in recent years for his work heading up the Health Committee, but now he’s set to take over as Manhattan’s next borough president. Mark Levine was elected to replace term-limited Gale Brewer. He sat down one-on-one with PIX on Politics’ Dan Mannarino to break down his vision for Manhattan. Much of the borough’s economy is… Read more

Manhattan Times: Mark Levine fue elegido presidente del condado de Manhattan

Mark Levine fue elegido presidente del condado de Manhattan, con una victoria desigual sobre el republicano Louis Puliafito y el independiente Michael Lewyn. Levine, actualmente concejal de la ciudad, recibió más del 87 por ciento de los votos. Read full article here.… Read more

Patch: Manhattan Borough President Results-Mark Levine Wins

NEW YORK, NY — Mark Levine was elected borough president of Manhattan on Tuesday, as the Democratic City Council member defeated two general election opponents to win the open seat. Levine, a lawmaker from Upper Manhattan, was up against Republican Louis Puliafito and Libertarian Michael Lewyn. With about 92 percent of scanners reporting after 11 p.m., Levine was way ahead, with about 85 percent of the vote. Pulafito… Read more

Daily News: Mark Levine is elected Manhattan borough president

City Councilman Mark Levine, a champion for renters’ rights and public health equity, was elected Manhattan borough president on Tuesday. Levine, chair of the Council’s Health Committee, cleared a path to the largely ceremonial post in the summer, when he topped state Sen. Brad Hoylman in a competitive Democratic primary election. “I’m going to continue to be a public health warrior and work to beat back this pandemic,” Levine, 52,… Read more

AMNY: Mark Levine to succeed Gale Brewer as Manhattan borough president

Manhattanites elected City Councilmember Mark Levine to be their next borough president. With 90.4% of scanners reporting, Democratic candidate Levine won 84.5% of votes on Tuesday beating two opponents, Republican Louis Puliafito, who took home 13.4% of votes; and Libertarian candidate Michael Lewyn who earned only 1.9% of votes cast. Levine has represented the New York City Council’s seventh district, which covers the Upper Manhattan neighborhoods of Washington Heights, Morningside… Read more