Yusef Salaam, shown after winning the Democratic primary in June, was elected to the 9th City Council District seat in Harlem on Nov. 7, 2023.
File photo/Paul Frangipane
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Nine incumbent Manhattan City Council members emerged victorious Tuesday night from a surprise-free general election that also saw Yusef Salaam, a member of the “Exonerated Five,” clinch a spot in the city’s legislature.
Salaam defeated three other challengers — including two long-time veteran lawmakers in Assembly Members Inez Dickens and Al Taylor — in June’s Democratic primary for the
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