NYC Votes Video Voter Guide: George Alvarez | Bronxnet TV

George Alvarez_CD 17George Alvarez  — Bronx For All

In this nonpartisan special election Mr. George Alvarez will be running under the independent Bronx For All ballot line.

Mr. George Alvarez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in logistics and computer science. His campaign website notes that he served as vice-president of the Democrats in the Heights and is a member of the Coalition for a New Future in the Bronx and Child For A Violin. He was an unsuccessful candidate for State Assembly in 2014.

Mr. Alvarez pledged that his priority, if elected, will be to host a series of free housing clinics to provide clear and practical information, as well as legal advice to district residents.

As a small business owner, Alvarez said he wants to provide area businesses with the information they need to take to make sure their businesses are not targeted for unnecessary fines.

The City-funded Video Voter Guide enables the public to see and hear directly from the candidates for City Council. Mr. Alvarez’s video message airs at the times listed below.

Air Date/Times — Cablevision (Ch 67)/Verizon FiOS (Ch 33)

Sunday,  February 21 8:00am, 12:00pm & 6:30pm
Monday, February 22 1:00pm, 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 23 3:00am, 4:00am & 4:00pm

As a community service, The Bronx Chronicle is running George Alvarez’s video message here:


Polls will be open on Tuesday, February 23, from 6 AM to 9 PM. Voters can find out where to vote using the NYC Board of Elections poll site locator by clicking here.


The 17th Council district includes the neighborhoods of Longwood, Hunts Point, Concourse, Concourse Village, Crotona Park, Melrose, Morrisania, Mott Haven, North Brother Island, Port Morris, and Soundview.


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