Staten Island Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties Back Michael Reilly Citing his long history of public service and advocacy for Staten Island.
The Staten Island Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties have endorsed Michael Reilly as their candidate for the 62nd Assembly District. The parties join NYC Councilman Joseph Borelli and Minority Leader Steven Matteo in supporting Reilly for the South Shore Assembly seat. The Assembly seat is currently held by Assemblyman Ronald Casterina, who is a candidate for Surrogate Judge.
“Mike Reilly has a demonstrated commitment to public service. As an Army veteran, retired NYPD Lieutenant, President of NYC’s version of the school board, and a proud father and husband. Mike will truly be representative of the South Shore community. The Staten Island Republican Party proudly endorses Mike in his bid to replace outgoing Assemblyman Ronald Castorina.”, said Mr. Brendan T. Lantry, Chairman of the Staten Island Republican Party.
“Michael’s life-long service and commitment to the people of Staten Island, New York City and the nation, demonstrate why he is the best candidate for the South Shore Assembly District. I am confident that he will make us proud when we send him to Albany to represent Staten Island”, said Mr. Harold Wagner, Chairman of Staten Island Conservative Party.
Mr. Avi Gvili, Chairman of the Independence Party said, “We are proud to support Mike Reilly for Assembly. His years of activism and advocacy on behalf of the people of Staten Island has earned him the office of Assemblyman for the 62nd District. We are confident he’ll be pragmatic and passionate for southern Staten Island.
Reilly said, “I am extremely grateful to the Republican, Conservative and Independence Parties for their support. I am humbled and honored by Chairmans Lantry, Wagner and Gvili’s kind words. I believe my experience and knowledge of the issues facing the South Shore allows me to hit the ground running to fight for the needs of our community. I look forward to bringing our values and voices to Albany.”