2013 Voter Guide

Candidates for 36th City Council District

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Robert E. Cornegy Jr.

Party Enrolled In: Democratic

Current Occupation: Legislative Policy Analyst New York City Council on Aging and Veterans Committee

Previous Occupation(s): Director of Programs, Campaign Manager

Education: B.S. Organizational Management M.S. Organizational Management

Organizational Affiliations: Vanguard Independent Democratic Association (VIDA) - President, Community Board 3 - Vice Chair of the Health and Social Services Committees

Prior Public Experience: Democratic District Leader/State Committeeman 56th Assembly District, 2012 Presidential Delegate

1. What is the most important issue in Council District 36 you would address if elected?

Small business, Economic development and Job creation


2. What other important issues would you address if elected?

Affordable housing, Education Reform and Public Safety


3. What makes you the best candidate for this office?

I am the best candidate for this office based on my long term commitment to service, my consistent and unwavering passion for improved quality of life of all residents of the district coupled with my relationship building skills. This is the recipe needed for the future of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights.


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Party Key
  • D = Democratic
  • R = Republican
  • WF = Working Families