Maspeth business owner and activist Tony Nunziato announced last week that he will be running against incumbent Assemblywoman Marge Markey who has never had an opponent and who has been in office since 1999. Let's review his qualifications:
Vice President of the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce
Executive board member of the Juniper Park Civic Association
Member of CB5 for 10 years, chair of environmental committee
Co-founder of the Newtown Historical Society
At the forefront of issues such as the Elmhurst Gas Tank park fight, Cross Harbor Tunnel fight, getting trucks off of Grand Avenue, preserving St. Saviour's Church and a community representative for the Kosciuszko Bridge project.
Marge Markey's qualifications:
Wife of a clubhouse judge, Director of Marketing & Tourism under Claire Shulman