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Civics 101: Meet the Candidates Replay

Calling All Council District 27 Residents!

Election Day for City Council District 27 is swiftly approaching, and the field of potential candidates is wide.  Do you know:

  • Which candidate shares your concerns and values?

  • Which candidate will best represent our community in the City Council?

Now is the time to get involved. 

View the list of candidates running for office


Visit the church and sign the petition for your preferred candidate at:


Springfield Gardens UMC

131-29 Farmers Boulevard

Jamaica, NY  11434

Phone: (718) 528-7267


Key Points:

Criteria to sign Candidates' Petition:

- Registered Democrats

- Part of Council District 27


NOTE:  You can ONLY sign one petition one time 

             (If you already signed a petition, then you do NOT sign again)


When You Arrive:

- Use the Welcome Center doors by Tilghman Hall (Denis Street)

- Know the candidate you wish to support to get their name on the Ballot


Petition Signup Days/Times:

Thursday, March 11th 7AM-3PM

Saturday, March 13th 7AM-3PM

Sunday, March 14th 11AM-3PM

Tuesday, March 16th 7AM-5PM

Wednesday, March 17th 12PM-8PM

Thursday, March 18th 12PM-8PM


The following 4 candidates have shared their petitions for signatures:

Marie Adam Ovide

KerryAnne Burke

Nantasha M. Williams

Learn about the other candidates running for the council seat.


Jason Clarke

Rene Hill


James Johnson

Al-Hassan Kanu

Harold Miller

Anthony Rivers


If you have any questions, please call the church office at (718) 528-7267
As you stop by the church using the Welcome Center entrance (Denis Street side), please remember to:

Wear a mask

Practice social distancing

Avoid gathering in the building and/or on the grounds

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