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US POLITICS: Khaleel Anderson: Assembly Member. District 31 wins with 88 percent of the votes

— By: Dhanpaul Narine

Photo: Khaleel Anderson won 88 per cent of the votes in the November general elections, and will be going to Albany to represent District 31). His campaign managers are Guyanese.  

The year 2019 saw the advent of youth into local politics. They threw their hats in the ring, worked hard, and came out on top. One such person is Khaleel Anderson who won an Assembly Seat in District 31, in New York. What is remarkable is that Khaleel is only 24 years old and has a lifetime ahead in politics. Khaleel is from the Far Rockaway area. He attended school there and saw at first-hand what was needed to improve the area. It needed better schools, transportation, more employment, affordable housing, and criminal justice reform, among others. The District has a sixteen percent unemployment rate and it is an uphill battle to provide jobs.      Continue reading