Pension and Welfare

44th Legislative District

44th Legislative District

Location: The city portion of this city/county district, dubbed District 44A, runs roughly from the Upton and Harlem Park neighborhood west to the area between Frederick and Wilkins avenues out to the city line.

Demographics: Adult population of about 30,200, nearly 88 percent black and about nine percent white.


Incumbent Senator:

Verna Jones-Rodwell

Campaign cash on hand, as of June 13: $23,226.70

Background: Jones-Rodwell announced her retirement on April 20, after the Feb. 27 deadline for withdrawing as a primary-election candidate,...