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Vito Lopez (D)

  • Funds Raised: $56,635.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board


    Biography: Lopez is the former Assemblyman representing 53rd A.D. He resigned in 2013 because of sexual harassment accusations. A longtime Democratic powerbroker in Brooklyn, much of his influence stems from the founding of the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council in 1973. He ran for state Assembly and won in 1984, but remained closely tied to his organization. He became the chairman of the Kings County Democratic Party in 2006. He was born and raised in Brooklyn and graduated from Long Island University. He went on to graduate school for social work at Yeshiva University.

    State Assembly for District 53

    declared running for:

    City Council for District 34

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR City Council for District 34:

    Gladys Santiago (D) (declared) · Antonio Reynoso (declared) · Humberto Soto (declared) · Tommy Torres (declared) · 

    incumbent running for:

    State Assembly for District 53

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR State Assembly for District 53:

    Byron Orozco (R) (defeated in general election) · Richy Garcia (R) (declared) ·