About Sal Albanese
Sal Albanese is a candidate for New York City Mayor. He was born in Calabria, Italy, and immigrated to Brooklyn at eight years old. Sal was a New York City public school teacher for eleven years. In 1982, at the urging of community residents, he ran for City Council and defeated a 21-year incumbent and Republican-Conservative Minority Leader. He won re-election four times, representing the people of southwestern Brooklyn until 1997 when he became a candidate for Mayor of New York City. He is known as an expert on police issues. To protect workers and taxpayers in the city contracting process, Sal introduced the pioneering New York City Living Wage Bill. To restore democracy in the era of the campaign contributor, Sal has been a leading advocate for campaign finance reform and term limits. For the past 19 years, Sal has worked in the private sector in the legal and financial field. Sal now lives in Staten Island. Sal for Mayor
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