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Melinda R Katz (D)

  • Funds Raised: $658,653.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board


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    Biography: A native of Queens, Melinda Katz attended city public schools and graduated from the University of Massachusetts and St. John's University School of Law. After working for a major law firm, she was elected to the State Assembly in 1994 and ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1998. In 2001, Katz was elected to City Council,where she chairs the Land Use Committee. She and her son live in Queens.

    declared running for:

    Queens Borough President (Campaign Website)

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR Queens Borough President:

    Everly Brown (C) (declared) · Peter Vallone Jr. (D, C) Subject to term limits in 2013 (declared) · Tony Avella (D, WF, I) (declared) · Tony A Arcabascio (R, C) (declared) ·