Sen. Brian Benjamin to serve as next Lt. Governor

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — The next Lieutenant Governor of New York will be State Senator Brian Benjamin.

Fellow State Senator Jamaal Bailey shared the news on Twitter.

According to Nexstar contributor Henry Rosoff, Democratic Party leaders in the Bronx have also confirmed this.

Benjamin has served New York’s 30th Senate District, which includes Harlem, East Harlem and the Upper West Side in New York City. He is the Chair of the Senate’s Budget and Revenue Committee.

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