|Member of the New South Wales Parliament
26 March 2011
|Preceded by||Angela D'Amore|
|Majority||16.7 points (2011)|
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
Early career and background
The son of Italian migrants, Sidoti was raised in Sydney's inner west and educated at De La Salle College Ashfield and the Ryde College of TAFE where he studied hospitality. From 1992 to 2008, Sidoti ran a function centre in Five Dock together with his family, and then was a part-time fruit merchant.
At the 2011 state election, Sidoti was elected with a swing of 19.4 points and won the seat with 66.7 per cent of the two-party vote. Sidoti's main opponent was mayor of the City of Canada Bay, Angelo Tsirekas, representing Labor.
Sidoti chairs the Parliamentary Privileges and Ethics Committee, the Catering Committee and serving as vice-chair of the Social Policy Committee..
- "Mr (John) Anthony John Sidoti, MP". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011.
- Saulwick, Jacob (29 March 2011). "Grazie, signore – ALP dumped in Drummoyne". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 9 April 2011.
- Green, Antony (1 April 2011). "Drummoyne". NSW Votes 2011. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
- Inaugural speech
- Mr (John) Anthony John SIDOTI, MP – Parliament of New South Wales
- John Sidoti, Member of Drummoyne – Liberal Party of Australia
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