Democratic Socialists endorse 6 candidates in bid to run NYC Council

Democratic Socialists endorse 6 candidates in bid to run NYC Council


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s squad could be expanding into the City Council.

The Democratic Socialists of America on Saturday endorsed six candidates for Council seats in a bid to “take over” the city.

The biggest name of the six is former public defender and Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Caban, who nearly upset then-Borough President Melinda Katz in the Democratic primary.

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Caban and others endorsed by the NYC-DSA had to answer a detailed questionnaire covering the group’s platform, which was shared with The Post.

The platform includes efforts to defund the police, curb or eliminate “broken windows” and community policing, decriminalizing sex work and reduce the number of jails, prisons and inmates, an effort they’re labeling “decarceration.”

The group also seeks to raise city income taxes on the wealthy; limit charter schools; allow illegal immigrants the right to vote; scrapping tax breaks for developers and supports the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.

Tiffany CabanAP

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