|Vanessa L. Gibson|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 77th district
|Preceded by||Aurelia Greene|
March 19, 1979 |
New York City
|Residence||Morris Heights, Bronx, New York|
|Alma mater||University of Albany
A resident of Morris Heights, Gibson graduated from Murry Bergtraum High School in 1997. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Albany in May 2001. Gibson received a M.P.A. from Baruch College (City University of New York) in May 2009.
In her senior year of college, she was an intern to Assemblywoman Aurelia Greene. Two years later, in November 2003, Gibson was promoted to the District Manager for Greene's 77th District.
During her tenure in the state Assembly, Ms. Gibson served as a member of the standing committees on: Banks, Children & Families, Corporations, Authorities & Commissions, Housing, Small Business, and Social Services. She also served as a member of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus and the Women’s Legislative Caucus.
Gibson ran for New York City Council and won in 2013. She currently serves as the City Councilmember for District 16.
Vanessa L. Gibson (DEM - WOR) ... 1,756 Barbara L. Bowland (REP) ... 93 Joel Ray Rivera (CON) ... 495
Vanessa L. Gibson (DEM - WOR) ... 12,261 Tanya Carmichael (REP) ... 362 Robert Marrero (CON) ... 148
- "State Assembly: Vanessa L. Gibson (D), District 77". Capitol Info. Archived from the original on March 23, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2011.
- "Assembly District 77, Vanessa L. Gibson: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved April 4, 2011.
- "Special Election Results, 38th Assembly District: June 2, 2009" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. July 15, 2009.
- "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 2, 2010" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 13, 2010.
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