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Queens assemblymember Clyde Vanel announces run for NYS Attorney General – Haitian Times

The Haitian Times
Bridging the gap
QUEENS — Assemblymember Clyde Vanel has announced he is running for Attorney General in next year’s election. The Haitian-American politician aims to replace incumbent Letitia James, who is vacating the post to run for New York State governor.
If successful, Vanel would become the first Haitian-American to hold statewide office in New York.
Vanel represents Assembly District 33 in Queens, which encompasses the neighborhoods of Cambria Heights, St. Albans, Hollis, Queens Village, Bellerose and parts of Floral Park — which is home to thousands of Haitian families. He announced his candidacy Dec. 6, joining eight other candidates in the race so far.

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Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of the 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.

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by Larisa Karr, The Haitian Times
December 8, 2021
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