Gian A. Jones
|Gian A. Jones|
|New York State Senate District 10|
|Bachelor's||New York University|
|Profession||Real estate professional|
was a 2012 Democratic
candidate for District 10
of the New York State Senate
Jones is a real estate professional. He has worked on a number of Congressman Gregory Meeks's campaigns, including his first run for New York City Council in 1991, as well as his campaigns for New York State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives. Jones has also worked on campaigns for David Dinkins, Carl McCall, Floyd Flake, Mario Cuomo, and Charles Schumer, and was on the advance team for Hilary Rodham Clinton's bid for the United States Senate. Jones served as Senior Adviser to James Neal in his race for the United States Senate in North Carolina.
- Undergraduate degree in real estate, New York University
Jones is affiliated with a number of community groups, including:
- Board of Directors of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation, current member
- Council of Urban Professionals, current member
- Thurgood Marshal Democratic Club, current member
- Ocean Village Youth Committee, past president
- Manhattan Borough Student Council, past member
- 101st Precinct Community Council, past president
- Queens County District Attorney's African American Advisory Council, past member
- Queens Community Board 14, past member
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Jones ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 10. He was defeated by James Sanders, Jr. in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012.
|New York State Senate, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2012
James Sanders, Jr.
| Shirley Huntley Incumbent
| Gian Jones
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Jones is a native of Queens and life-long resident of Far Rockaway.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gian A. Jones, "About," accessed August 27, 2012
- ↑ State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.
- ↑ ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- ↑ Gian Jones for New York, "About Gian A. Jones," accessed August 23, 2012