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  • Mel Wymore Condemns Surge in Hate Crimes

    Thursday, March 23, 2017


    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | City & State

    New York City’s primaries won’t be held until September, but a number of candidates are already gearing up for Election Day. Here’s a rundown of the most notable New York City Council districts that could be competitive this fall, including seats that will be vacated due to term limits, others where the incumbent is already facing a challenge, and still others where big-name challengers could jump in.



  • I'm running

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    "Last night at our first volunteer meeting, people from across the UWS explained why we need a change."



  • Mel Wymore Running for City Council in 6th District

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Mel Wymore motivated by Trump to run again for City Council in hopes of becoming first transgender member

    Thursday, March 16, 2017 | New York Daily News

    “I’m running because Trump won and that was a big wakeup call for us. And for me that means we have to do better,” Wymore said. “And I wouldn’t run if I didn’t think we could do better here on the Upper West Side.”



  • Welcome to our new website and new blog.

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    "Today the campaign begins"



  • NY Times; For City Council

    Friday, August 30, 2013 | New York Times

    "The leader in this field is Mel Wymore, who in recent years has headed the local community board and the West Side Y." - 2013

  • City Council District 6 - Democratic Primary

    Friday, August 30, 2013 | Citizens Union of the City of New York

    "Within District 6, Wymore prioritizes providing more affordable housing to bridge inequality, pushing for greener living, and enriching community gains from limited development. The candidate exhibits a thorough understanding of the City Council, the land use process, and Citizens Union’s reform agenda."

  • Amsterdam News endorsements: Part 2

    Thursday, August 8, 2013 | Amsterdam News

    "He (Mel Wymore) understands the needs and challenges of families and has worked hard to provide for underserved groups who are very often overlooked. In his words, he can work with anyone. He has the record to prove it. "

  • Mel Wymore, a City Council candidate who was born female, at lunch with his children, Riley Paul, left, 18, and Rowyn Paul, 15.

    New York Times Profile

    Friday, March 22, 2013 | New York Times

    Zoning. School overcrowding. The design of New York’s transportation system.