Iannece Leads Fundraising for 25th Assembly Seat, Campaign Finance Records Show

CB 11 chairman has brought in more than $125K, while Nily Rozic has raised $74K.

Community Board 11 Chairman has so far raised more money than in the race for the state Assembly's 25th District race, according to campaign finance records.

Iannece has brought in more than $125,000 in contributions, of which $86,403 are for his current bid for the Assembly and $39,219 are from his 2009 race for the City Council.

Rozic, who previously worked for state Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh, D-Manhattan, has raised $74,539.

Iannece's highest contributions came from Alley Pond House Corp., the re-election campaign for U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-Jackson Heights, and Lynn Iannece, his wife. Elected officials who have contributed to his campaign include state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, D-Bayside, Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, and state Assemblywoman Grace Meng, D-Flushing.

Rozic's top contributors include Fresh Meadows' Gemini Computers Inc., Kavanagh's reelection committee, New York State Laborers' Political Action Committee and family members.

So far, Iannece has been endorsed by City Comptroller John Liu, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, Queens Democratic Party, Uniformed Fire Officers Association and a number of Queens elected officials, including U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-Astoria, Meng, Weprin and former state Sen. George Onorato.

Rozic has picked up nods from former City Council contender Kevin Kim, Working Families Party, International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Joint Council 16, New York League of Conservation Voters, Hotel Trades Council and EMILY's List.

The Democratic primary will be held Sept. 13.

Harriet Brown August 26, 2012 at 08:27 PM
I hope Jerry wins. He really deserves it.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »