New State Senate District 27

Beginning in 2023 NoHo Will Be Part of the New State Senate District 27

The Primary for that seat will be on August 23rd

Our current State Senator, Brad Hoylman will be running in the new 47th State Senate District.  

You can view a recent debate with the candidates, sponsored by Schneps Media.  

The Candidates for State Senate District 27

Sen. Brian Kavanagh – Is currently the NYS Senator for the 26th District, a small part of which included NoHo along Houston St.  Sen Kavanagh is Chair of the Senate Housing Committee and has a long history of legislative accomplishments in the area of housing, including his 2019 leadership in enacting the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act, giving New York some of the strongest rent regulation and tenant protection laws in the nation.

Brian has also been a leader on gun violence prevention, repeatedly taking on the gun industry lobby and winning, helping to ensure that New York has some of the toughest gun laws and one of the lowest rates of gun-related deaths and injuries in America.

Vittoria FarrielloVittoria has lived in the district for 24 years, first in Brooklyn, then moving to Lower Manhattan in the 1990s. She and her husband John, a native Brooklynite, have raised four children here in a rental apartment and run a public service-oriented law firm together.

In 2017, Vittoria was elected as a District Leader for the Democratic Party downtown. Vittoria is a long-time advocate for affordable housing, most recently with the Coalition for a 100% Affordable 5 World Trade Center. Vittoria began her career in public service as a community organizer in Brooklyn, working with welfare recipients who had their benefits threatened by the Giuliani Administration. She organized two welfare worker strikes against the City, and won their support.  

Danyela Souza Egorov – is an experienced manager who has worked in business, government, and the nonprofit sector.  The mother of two sons, she has helped educators create great school options for low-income children and is the Founding Board Chair of Brooklyn RISE Charter; a public K-5 school serving 150 students in Sunset Park. She is also the co-founder of the New York State Charter Parent Council, a network of more than 350 families advocating for their schools across the state.

And finally, Danyela was recently elected to serve as Vice-President of the District 2 Community Education Council.


How to Vote

  1. Find your new Districts
  2. Apply for Absentee Ballot OnlineDEADLINE AUG 8
  3. Track Your Absentee Ballot
  4. Vote early in person – August 13 – 21.  Find your early voting location
  5. Vote on Primary Day.  Check your Primary Day poll site (Likely different from early voting site; scroll down the page after you enter your address.)

*If you request an absentee ballot BUT vote in person, anyway, then you will have to request a “provisional” ballot at your polling site.  Once absentee ballots have been documented and counted; your provisional ballot can replace your original request.