Well-known Adam McFadden, the vice president of the Rochester City Council, is the latest candidate to enter the race to succeed the late Rep. Louise Slaughter in Congress.

Adam McFadden, the vice president of the Rochester City Council, will enter the race to succeed the late Rep. Louise Slaughter in Congress.

“I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Congress 25th District of New York," McFadden said in a statement "During my term as a Rochester city councilmember, I gained an understanding of the complexities of city government including its capabilities and limitations."

McFadden, a Democrat, will hold a news conference Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Brue Coffee, 960 Genesee Street.

Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle formally announced his candidacy for New York's 25th Congressional District on Monday.

News10NBC has confirmed the Rochester City School Board President Van White and Brighton Town Board Member Robin Wilt will also seek the 25th Congressional seat.

The only Republican to announce his candidacy so far is Rochester neurosurgeon Jim Maxwell.

Candidates for the seat have until April 12 to get 1,250 signatures from party members.