Vito Fossella

American politician

Vito John Fossella Jr. (born March 9, 1965) is an American Republican politician and Borough President of Staten Island since 2022. He represented New York's 13th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for six terms, from 1997 to 2009.

Vito Fossella
Vito Fossella, official 109th Congress photo.jpg
16th Borough President of Staten Island
Assumed office
January 1, 2022
Preceded byJames Oddo
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th district
In office
November 4, 1997 – January 3, 2009
Preceded bySusan Molinari
Succeeded byMichael McMahon
Member of the New York City Council
from the 51st district
In office
April 1994 – November 1997
Preceded byAlfred Cerullo
Succeeded byStephen Fiala
Personal details
Born
Vito John Fossella Jr.

(1965-03-09) March 9, 1965 (age 57)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Mary Rowan (m. 1990)
Children4
EducationIona College
University of Pennsylvania (BS)
Fordham University (JD)

In March 2021, Fossella announced that he was running for Borough President of Staten Island and won the Republican nomination in July.[1] He was elected Borough president in November 2021.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "'I LOVE STATEN ISLAND!' Trump celebrates primary win of ex-congressman he endorsed for GOP boro president". July 29, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Staten Island Election Night 2021 wrap-up: Fossella completes comeback; Hanks only Dem to win". SI Live. Retrieved November 3, 2021.