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Oliver Koppell (D, WF)

  • Funds Raised: $128,958.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board
  •  Subject to term limits in 2013


    Council Member Oliver Koppell was elected to the City Council in 2001. Prior to the council, he served in the State Assembly and as state attorney general. He is staunchly opposed to term limits and introduced legislation to extend the council term from two to three. He chairs the Committee on Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Disability Services. He represents the neighborhoods of Bedford Park, Fieldston, Jerome Park, Norwood and Riverdale. Koppell will be term limited in 2013. (source: http://web.archive.org/web/20120424072211/http://www.councilpedia.org/index.php?title=Oliver_Koppell_2009)

    City Council for District 11  Subject to term limits in 2013