09/12/2011 03:01 pm ET | Updated Nov 12, 2011

Weprin Vs. Turner: NYC Special Election Guide

In May, Democrats pulled off a major upset in New York's 26th Congressional District, winning a special election in a district Republicans had held for more than 40 years.

On Sept. 13, Republicans hope to return the favor and capture the traditionally Democratic seat in Queen and Brooklyn that Anthony Weiner – an outspoken Democrat if ever there was one – had to relinquish after his now infamous text messages.