Ahead of the June primary election for the New York State Assembly’s 50th District (which includes sections of Greenpoint and Williamsburg), incumbent Joe Lentol and challenger Emily Gallagher will both hold petitioning launch events this weekend with supporters in order to get on the ballot.

(Courtesy of Assemblyman Joe Lentol’s office)

This Saturday (2/29), Lentol’s campaign office at 391 Graham Ave. will be open from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., and the Assemblyman will be there to greet supporters and distribute petitions; there will be food and drinks available as well.

(Courtesy of Emily For Assembly)

On the following day (Sunday 3/1), Emily Gallagher’s team will hold a “quick training session” at Greenpoint Palace (206 Nassau Ave.) at 3 p.m. to distribute canvassing materials to supporters, and will “reconvene at 6:00 p.m. for de-brief and drinks.”

For more background on the race for the 50th District check out the reports from Gothamist and THE CITY.

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