Interview Highlights

– Speaks about his broad based support from law enforcement and the community in his recent election to Staten Island District Attorney.

– Notes his top priorities as DA, including battling the illegal prescription drug epidemic where Staten Island is the “epicenter”; increased shootings, especially on the North Shore; and bringing law enforcement and the community together. 

About Michael McMahon

Michael McMahon was elected District Attorney of Staten Island on November 3, 2015, the seated vacated by the recent election of former District Attorney Dan Donovan to Congress. Mr. McMahon was the former U.S. Representative for New York’s 13th congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was previously a member of the New York City Council. Michael McMahon has spent his whole life living and working on Staten Island. McMahon is a lifelong resident of Staten Island. He is of German and Irish heritage. Democrat Michael McMahon will be Staten Island’s DA, defeating first-time candidate but longtime prosecutor Joan Illuzzi, to flip what had been a Republican seat for 11 years.

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