Antonio Reynoso

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Antonio Reynoso
Member of the New York City Council from the 34th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2014
Preceded by Diana Reyna
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Alma mater LeMoyne College (B.S.)
Website Official website

Antonio Reynoso is the Council member for the 34th District of the New York City Council. He is a Democrat. The district includes portions of Bushwick, Greenpoint, and Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

Life and career[edit]

Reynoso was born and raised in the Los Sures section of Williamsburg to immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic. Reynoso’s parents instilled in him the importance of hard work, education, and community service. Reynoso graduated from LeMoyne College with a bachelor's degree in political science.

He started his political career as a Community Organizer for NYC ACORN, and in 2009 became Councilmember Diana Reyna’s Chief of Staff.

New York City Council[edit]

In 2013, Reynoso ran for the New York City Council to succeed the term limited Diana Reyna, in whose office he previously served as Chief of Staff.[1] Reynoso succeeded to office after defeating Vito Lopez in the Democratic primary.[2]

Reynoso is the current Chair of the New York City Council's Committee on Sanitation & Solid Waste Management, and Co-Chair of the Council's Progressive Caucus.

Election history
Location Year Election Results
NYC Council
District 34
2013 Democratic Primary √ Antonio Reynoso 50.22%
Vito Lopez 36.84%
Gladys Santiago 7.83%
Humberto Soto 5.12%
NYC Council
District 34
2013 General √ Antonio Reynoso (D) 95.87%
Gladys Santiago (School Choice) 3.93%


  1. ^ Campanile, Carl (September 10, 2013). "Antonio Reynoso knocks off Vito Lopez in council race | New York Post". Retrieved August 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kuo, Stephanie (September 13, 2013). "Greenpoint Gazette:Antonio Reynoso Wins the 34th, Vetoes Vito". Retrieved August 5, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Diana Reyna
New York City Council, 34th District