Queens Assemblyman Michael DenDekker has been in office since 2009, but he’s facing a primary challenge, including from three Democrats who worked on Tiffany Caban’s near-victorious campaign for Queens district attorney in 2019.

Errol Louis moderates a debate between those four Democrats running in the 34th State Assembly District:

  • DenDekker
  • Labor organizer Joy Chowdhury
  • Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, the former executive director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
  • Former prosecutor Nuala O'Doherty-Naranjo

The district includes the neighborhoods of Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, and parts of Woodside and Corona.




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