Bronx 82nd Assembly District: A Three-peat in the Northeast by Gotham Gazette Staff, Nov 03, 2008 TwitterThis is the third time that Democrat Michael Benedetto will face off against Republican Conservative Raymond Capone. Benedetto won the two previous encounters in this district in the northeast Bronx. Benedetto, who was first elected in 2004, is a former teacher and political aide who founded the Bronx Times Reporter newspaper. Capone, who works for Verizon, is a Conservative Party activist making his fourth bid for the Assembly. In his most recent campaign filing Benedetto showed $4,665 on hand. Capone had $1,825.Â Tweet Editor's Choice Everything Dot NYC Council 2.0: Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data Overdue & Over Budget, Capital Projects Roll On Comments Comment(s) The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam.