Marti will be the first non-binary member of the New York City Council, and the first non-binary candidate elected in the state of New York!
Marti Gould Allen-Cummings has been a resident of NYC for 15 years. They moved to the city when they were 17 years old to pursue a career in the performing arts. Over the course of the last decade, they have built a name as a drag artist, activist, and television producer. During the 2016 election, Marti began the Hell’s Kitchen Democrats. Their political activism energized a community and has brought people together who are seeking progressive change in our nation’s politics. They currently sit on Community Board 9, serving the people of Upper Manhattan, and they’re currently an advisor on the NYC Nightlife Advisory Board.