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Democrats Ricardo Brown (l.-r.), Michael Duncan and Donovan Richards are running for the 31st District of the City Council. Photos courtesy Ricardo Brown (l.) and Michael Duncan and by Christina Santucci
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Three Democrats are competing in the primary for City Council District 31, which represents Rosedale, Laurelton, Springfield Gardens and Far Rockaway.

Ricardo Brown, the CEO of Brown, Young and Co., said his career in accounting and auditing, as well as his membership in local civic organizations, gives him the experience to serve as a city councilman.

Michael Duncan previously served as chief of staff under former Councilman James Sanders and has experience in accounting. He currently owns the Jamaica Breeze restaurant and is a coach for the Rosedale Soccer Club.

Incumbent Donovan Richards worked 10 years for former Councilman James Sanders and won the seat in a special election in February. Among his accomplishments. he lists securing $3.5 million for local schools.

Posted 12:00 am, September 9, 2013
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