Michael DiSanto

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Michael DiSanto
Candidate for
New York State Senate District 22

Political party Democratic
Website Campaign website
Michael DiSanto was a Democratic candidate for District 22 of the New York State Senate. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2.

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

DiSanto ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. DiSanto was defeated by incumbent Martin Golden (R) in the general election on November 2.[1] DiSanto ran as a member of the Democratic and Working Families parties.

Issues

Campaign themes

DiSanto campaign website lists several main issues:

  • Putting Education First: "Demand funding for well-rounded education, including the arts, athletics, and after-school programs, implement new training programs for teachers, and modernize classrooms and libraries with internet technology."
  • Keeping Public Transportation in Brooklyn: "End public transportation cuts in Brooklyn, restore frequent and dependable service, and keep costs affordable for working families."
  • Taking Care of Our Senior: "Increase the availability of services, maintain retirement benefits, and add preventative programs to improve quality of life. "
  • Revitalizing and Re-energizing our Neighborhood: Support small businesses, encourage the arts, and unify the community through festivals and entertainment for our residents.
  • Honoring our District's Veterans: "Improve resources for New York’s veterans, including job training, housing assistance, and mental health services."
  • Protecting Our Streets From Violence: "Teach tolerance in public schools, support local law enforcement, and create a safer environment for our children and seniors through neighborhood watch groups."
  • Creating a Greener Brooklyn: "Cut energy bills at no cost to home owners while reducing pollution, promoting sustainable products, and encouraging healthier living."
  • Guaranteeing Civil Rights for Everyone: "Advocate for women’s rights, equal benefits, Marriage Equality, and disability rights."
  • Promoting Home Ownership and Affordable Housing: "Provide tax breaks for home repairs, ban housing discrimination, and provide incentives for a new crop of homebuyers in the changing real estate market."

Education

  • B.A., Baruch College, 2003
  • MA, Integrated Marketing, New York University[2]

Professional experience

  • Marketing, Big Apple Circus
  • Marketing, Coca Cola[2]

Contact

Campaign Address

DiSanto for Senate

1919 West 8th Street

Brooklyn, New York 11223

Campaign Phone

718-354-9611

Campaign email

mike@disantoforsenate.com

External links

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