Francisco Moya

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Francisco P. Moya
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 39th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Jose Peralta
Personal details
Born (1974-01-09) January 9, 1974 (age 40)[1]
Corona, Queens, New York[1]
Political party Democratic
Residence Corona, Queens, New York
Alma mater St. John’s University
Baruch College
Profession politician
Website Official website

Francisco P. Moya (born January 9, 1974) is an American politician from Corona, Queens. As of 2011, he is a member of the New York State Assembly for the 39th Assembly District in Queens, New York. He is a member of the Democratic party.[1]

Moya has a B.A. degree in Asian Studies from St. John’s University and an Master of Public Administration degree from Baruch College.[1]

His political background includes stints as an aide to Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and to then-State Senator David Paterson. He has worked in public affairs for Cablevision and was formerly a director of business development at Elmhurst Hospital Center.[2]

He won a September 2010 primary election, defeating former State Senator Hiram Monseratte.[1] Moya ran unopposed in the November 2010 general election.[3][4]

In September 2010, he was named one of The Capitol's "40 under 40" for being a young influential member of New York State politics.[5]

Moya says he is the first state legislator of Ecuadorean descent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Legislative Preview: Meet The New Members". The Capitol. Manhattan Media. January 6, 2011. Retrieved March 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ Courtney Gross (February 17, 2009). "Complicated Calculus in Race to Replace Monserrate". Gotham Gazette. Retrieved March 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Assembly Election Returns: November 2, 2010" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Election Results 2010: New York State Legislature". The New York Times. 2010. Retrieved March 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ Rising Stars 40 Under 40: Francisco Moya, City & State, September 28, 2010.

External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Jose Peralta
New York State Assembly, 39th District
January 1, 2011 – present
Incumbent