Guide: City Council District 39

Monday, September 14, 2009

The 39th Council District stretches through Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Windsor Terrace, Gowanus and Boro Park.

Map of the district


Brad Lander
Lander headed the Pratt Center for Development & the Fifth Avenue Committee. He also teaches community planning, housing and urban policy in Pratt’s graduate city planning department.
MONEY RAISED: Private Funds: $118,896 Public Funds: $88,550
WEBSITE: http://bradlander.org/
MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS: The New York Times, The Citizen’s Union, The Working Families Party & the Freelancer’s Union

Josh Skaller
Skaller is former leader of the reform club the Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats. He’s also a trained computer systems expert who used to run the computer music studios at Harvard University.
MONEY RAISED: Private Funds: $106,528 Public Funds: $88,550
WEBSITE: http://skaller09.com/
MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS: Courier Life & the Downtown Brooklyn Star newspapers, Democracy for America & a number of labor unions

Bob Zuckerman
Zuckerman lead the Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation & the Gowanus Canal Conservancy.
He also headed the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.
He supports more arts funding & a requirement for parent involvement in schools.
MONEY RAISED: Private Funds: $94,018 Public Funds: $88,550
WEBSITE: http://www.zuckerman2009.com/
MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS: Congressman Anthony Weiner, Stonewall Democratic Club, Gay City News, New York League of Humane Voters

John Heyer
Heyer is a fifth generation Brooklynite who once worked for Borough President Marty Markowitz & Assemblywoman Joan Milman.
He’s one of the most conservative candidates in the race. He opposes abortion & gay marriage, and supports the Atlantic Yards project.
MONEY RAISED: Private Funds: $74,915 Public Funds: $88,550
WEBSITE: http://www.johnheyer.org/
MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS: The Brooklyn Paper, The Jewish Press, International Longshoreman’s Assocation

Gary Reilly
Reilly is a lawyer & member of Community Board 6. He opposes the Atlantic Yard Project and is involved in improving service on the F train line.
MONEY RAISED: Private Funds: $28,425 Public Funds: $44,550
WEBSITE: http://www.garyreilly.org/
MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS: President of the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association, Maria Pagano & former head of the Cobble Hill Association, Linda Blyer


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Greg caulfield

I am voteing for lie comptroler, green public advicet
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Sep. 15 2009 12:17 PM

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