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WNYC: Meet the Bronx Borough Pres. Candidate: Vanessa Gibson

City Council Member Vanessa Gibson (District 16, The Bronx), projected winner of the Bronx Borough President Democratic primary election, talks about her primary win and her plans for the borough.

NY1: Vanessa Gibson points to vaccination efforts as a top priority if elected Bronx borough president

If elected Bronx borough president, Vanessa Gibson says a top priority would be improving the low vaccination rates among borough residents.

Gotham Gazette: Vanessa Gibson is the Likely Next Bronx Borough President; Here's What She Ran On

City Council Member Vanessa Gibson is likely to become the Bronx’s Borough President after winning the Democratic primary in the overwhelmingly Democratic borough.

Daily News: Vanessa Gibson holds lead in Bronx borough president race

New York City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson continued to hold a lead over Fernando Cabrera, another Council member, in the Democratic race for Bronx borough president after the release of updated ranked-choice results on Tuesday.

Bronx Times: Gibson solidifies lead in Bronx borough president primary

With the city Board of Elections releasing three rounds of preliminary ranked-choice voting tabulations on Friday, July 2, Vanessa Gibson, a NYC councilwoman, has widened the gap in the Democratic primary for Bronx borough president.

Gotham Gazette: For Our Next Bronx Borough President, Leadership for the Entire Borough

Time and again, Vanessa has put the people of The Bronx first, so let’s return the favor and make sure she can keep delivering for all of us.

Daily News: Huge health care union endorses Vanessa Gibson for Bronx borough president

“Vanessa’s leadership has kept working people in their homes and young people in school and jobs. She’s stepped up to bring food, PPE and other resources to the Bronx during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Gabby Seay, political director of the 200,000-strong union, said in a Thursday statement. “As borough president, she’ll keep addressing inequities and making the Bronx a better place to live and work for our healthcare heroes and every working family.”

Amsterdam News: Unions unveil more endorsements in political races

SEIU 32BJ officials announced its endorsement of New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson for Bronx borough president. Union president Kyle Bragg said that her track record of fighting for the downtrodden was enough to sway their endorsements.

Bronx Times: Gibson and advocates host rally to denounce violence against Asian-Americans

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Congressman Ritchie Torres and community organizations and advocates held a “Stop the Hate Rally” on April 7 in support of the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the Bronx. Gibson stressed that she is tired of seeing Asian people assaulted, spat on and live in fear. “We all have an expectation to be safe on the streets,” Gibson stated. “It pains me when I see people that are victims of racism and hate.”

Amsterdam News: UFT endorses Vanessa Gibson for Bronx borough president

The United Federation of Teachers has decided that a council member is the one to lead the Bronx.

Last week, the union endorsed current New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson for Bronx borough president.

Norwood News: Democratic Club Advocating for People with Disabilities Announces Slew of Endorsements

In the Bronx, the club endorsed Vanessa L. Gibson, who currently represents the 16th City Council district, for the position of Bronx borough president. Mike Schweinsburg, who is president of the club, said Gibson has been a staunch advocate for the disabled community throughout her time in office, and has always worked to promote inclusion in the Bronx.

Norwood News: City Comptroller & Bronx BP Races: Four Candidates Cross-Endorse Each Other

On March 12, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson endorsed fellow council member, Vanessa Gibson, for Bronx borough president, since incumbent, Ruben Díaz Jr., announced last year he was not seeking re-election. Gibson endorsed Johnson for the position of city comptroller.