What is a Public Advocate?

Before you cast your ballot this Tuesday have you ever wondered what a Public Adviocate is and what they do? The fun infomational video gives you a walk through of what a Public Advocate is and why it's such an important position.
New York City’s special election for Public Advocate is on Tuesday, February 26. This election is an open, non-partisan ballot. All registered voters are eligible to cast a vote.
MNN's Race to Represent Public Advocate Interviews start airing on Wednesday February 20th, and air each day up until election day.  Tune into MNN1 (Spectrum 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNNHD (Spectrum 1993).
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