Among the voters who trickled into the Erasmus Hall High School early voting site June 15 was Youla Duke. Like other voters, she cited her concern over public safety and affordable housing as reasons for casting her ballot.
“What I care about, is the gun violence,” said Duke, 62, an East Flatbush resident. “And seniors, they should not be pushed out of their apartments. These people have nowhere to go, and they’ve been living [here] all their lives.”
Celeste St. Jean, of Flatlands, echoed the sentiments in discussing her most important issues of concern.
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