When some Brooklyn residents go to vote in the April presidential primary, they'll have one more race to weigh in on.

The special election to fill the now-vacated seat of Brooklyn Councilman Rafael Espinal has been set for April 28, the same day as the presidential primary election.

NYC ELECTIONS IN 2020

March 24:

Special election for Queens borough president. NOTE: For registered voters in Queens only.

Early voting period: Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, March 22.

April 28:

Presidential primary. All registered voters in New York can vote in their party's primary on this date.

Special election for the 37th City Council District in Brooklyn. NOTE: Only for registered voters living in the district.

Early voting period: Saturday, April 18 to Sunday, April 26.

June 23:

Primary for all New York seats in the U.S. House of Representatives

Primary for all seats in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate

Primary for Queens borough president, for the remainder of Melinda Katz's term. NOTE: Only for registered voters in Queens.

Primary for the 37th City Council District in Brooklyn. NOTE: Only for registered voters living in the district.

Early voting period: Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, June 21.

November 3:

General election for president

General election for all New York seats in the U.S. House of Representatives

General election for all seats in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate

General election for Queens borough president, for the remainder of Melinda Katz's term. NOTE: Only for registered voters in Queens.

General election for the 37th City Council District in Brooklyn. NOTE: Only for registered voters living in the district.

Early voting period: Saturday, October 24 to Sunday, November 1.

A SPECIAL ELECTION IN BROOKLYN

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday set the election date, saying the winner of the special election will serve in Espinal's seat for the remainder of the year.

The 37th City Council District covers parts of Brooklyn that includes Cypress Hills, Bushwick, Ocean Hill, Brownsville, and East New York.

Espinal, a Democrat, resigned from his seat Sunday after six years in the council.

Less than two weeks ago, Espinal announced he was dropping out of the race for Brooklyn borough president, and a spokesperson said at the time he was leaving to pursue another opportunity.

Espinal will now take a job with the Freelancers Union.

Turnout in special elections — especially local ones — are usually low, but that likely will not be the case since this election coincides with the date of the presidential primary.

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