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What is a District Leader?
A District Leader is a key figure within the Democratic Party, specifically in New York County. They serve as the executives responsible for overseeing party affairs in their respective Assembly Districts. Typically, two District Leaders are elected per Assembly District, serving in an unpaid capacity for a term of two years. While the position may often go unnoticed or receive little attention, the decisions made by District Leaders hold significant weight. They play a vital role in selecting the leadership of the Manhattan Democratic party and have the authority to approve party rules and actions.
Ever wonder how polling sites are run during elections?
District Leaders staff and monitor polling sites during elections.
Ever wonder how judges are chosen in Manhattan?
District Leaders select judicial nominees, starting the process for judges to get on the ballot.
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