2013 Voter Guide

Candidates for 43rd City Council District

John F. Quaglione
Republican, Conservative, Independence

Party Enrolled In: Republican

Current Occupation: New York State Senate Aide

Previous Occupation(s): New York City Council

Education: B.A. in Political Science from American University

Organizational Affiliations: St. Anselm's School Board Vice President, Member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Patrick's Society, Dyker Heights Civic Association

Prior Public Experience: None

1. What is the most important issue in Council District 43 you would address if elected?

Improving the quality of life and our share of funding from the City budget.


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

Improvements to our district parks and playgrounds, transportation services and support for local businesses.


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

I have over fifteen years of experience dealing with the residents of this district and addressing the issues that matter most on an individual and group level. Additionally, I respect and value the term limits placed on this office.


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Party Key
  • C = Conservative
  • D = Democratic
  • G = Green
  • I = Independence
  • R = Republican
  • WF = Working Families