Candidate name: Jineea Butler State: New York Bio: Originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Butler moved to New York City after receiving a full scholarship to play Division I basketball at Long Island University in Brooklyn. By 1998 Butler had moved to Harlem, doing various jobs across the city involving social work. Butler has built a platform centered on issues ranging from ensuring that parents are able to exercise school choice to enabling ex-offenders to reintegrate into society, as well as encouraging the growth of entrepreneurs, artists and entertainers in her culturally rich and lively district. For more information: Website Facebook Twitter Instagram TOPICS: