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Filing error for Van Bramer

By Sarina Trangle

A 2017 campaign committee recently registered with the state Board of Elections listed City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) as a candidate for the 37th Council District in Brooklyn.

A source close to Van Bramer’s campaign said the western Queens politician is not jumping on the Brooklyn bandwagon — but a filing error likely mixed up Van Bramer’s 37th Assembly District state committeeman position with his quest for a third term in the 26th Council District.

“He wants to continue serving the people of the 26th District for as long as they would have him,” the source said.

Reach reporter Sarina Trangle at 718-260-4546 or by e-mail at strangle@cnglocal.com.

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