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Maria Del Carmen Arroyo (D)

  • Funds Raised: $76,680.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board


    Biography: The incumbent has served two terms and wants a third but her family name may be hurting her. Her mother, Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo, raised a number of eyebrows when she reported earning $28,000 through gambling. Assemblywoman Arroyo’s grandson, Izquierdo Arroyo, who served as her chief of staff, was sentenced to 10 months in prison for embezzling $115,000 from a charity. Meanwhile, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo has touted her position as chair on the committee on health and endorsements from a number of prominent unions. She will be term limited in 2017

    (source: http://web.archive.org/web/20120424071843/http://www.councilpedia.org/index.php?title=Maria_Del_Carmen_Arroyo_2009)

    City Council for District 17