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Here’s How Redistricting Could Affect the Neighborhood


The proposed redrawn Congressional map would make the neighborhood look a bit less like a jigsaw puzzle of districts, meaning that – for the most part – only one member of Congress would answer to the East Village instead of three.

Currently, the East Village is divided into three congressional districts — the 8th, 12th and 14th — which are represented by Jerrold Nadler, Nydia Velázquez and Carolyn Maloney respectively. Under the proposed redistricting, the East Village would be dominated by the 12th District, with the 7th covering only the area east of Avenue D. Read more…