Above - (L - R) Bronx Democratic County Leader Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, 79th A.D. District Leader Cynthia Cox, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Not yet elected City Council Speaker Councilman Cory Johnson, newly elected Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr., Councilman Rafael Salamanca, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo.
It was a night of surprises at the TEAM DIAZ Christmas Party last night as there was no stage for the elected officials to sit, they mingled and took photos with the over 500 people in attendance. There was a special guest who was able to poke some fun at current State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Sr., an announcement by the Bronx Democratic County Leader, and lots of fun as the photos below will tell you.
Above - At first it was only Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, 89th District Leader Andrea Seigel, and newly elected Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr.
Below - 78th A.D. District Leader Cynthia Cox, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, and Councilman Rafael Salamanca shortly arrived.
Above - By now Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr., and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo had arrived, and Assemblyman Crespo announced that a special guest was in the house.
Below - Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. welcomes his new best friend Councilman and new Speaker of the City Council Councilman Cory Johnson.
Above - Councilman Disaz Sr., and Bronx Democratic County Leader Marcos Crespo (who was a big player in who became the new City Council Speaker) hold up the new Speaker's hands in victory.
Below - Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. wanted to make sure he was real close to his new Speaker.
As for other announcements,
Above - Bronx Democratic County Leader Narcos Crespo announces that Ruben Diaz Jr. will be running for mayor in 2021.
Below - Assemblyman Luis sepulveda announces that he is running for the very soon to be vacant 32nd State Senate seat which Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. will be leaving on January 1st.