Dilan and Velazquez were seen as the frontrunners. Martinez is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and frequently delivers his messages in rap form. He is involved with an initiative called "Bum Rush the Vote." He says his experience with the Occupy movement inspired him to run, although he had previously been engaged in electoral politcs.
U.S. House, New York District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
2012 congressional campaign
George Martinez interviewed on RT news
George Martinez delivers his message through music
"Penn Badgley Bum Rushes the Vote for George Martinez"
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