City of Batavia Democratic Committee Announce Their Endorsed 2019 City Council Candidates
Written by WBTA STAFF on September 11, 2019
The City of Batavia Democratic Committee Announce Their Endorsed 2019 City Council Candidates
Nick Russo is incredibly excited to be running for City Council in Ward 3 and represent the great city of Batavia that he calls home. Nick, a graduate of Albion High School went to college at GCC and spent a great deal of time in Batavia and fell in love with the city and knew it was where he wanted to settle down.
Nick has spent his entire career working in the entertainment industry, including being a DJ and working with theater companies all over western NY. For the last couple of years Nick has sat on the Youth Board and loved helping to create new opportunities to better serve the children who will be the future of our community.
Sammy DiSalvo, running in Ward 5, has been involved with local politics for the past 3 years and currently serves as the President of the Genesee County Young Democrats and as a voting member on the Genesee County Democratic Executive Committee.
After graduating from Batavia High School, he obtained a master’s degree in education from SUNY Oswego and currently works at GCC helping local area low-income, first generation college students discover their life’s passion and then apply for college. He also co-owns a pop-up business in Batavia called Decks, Dice, and Meeples where he brings family-friendly game nights to various coffee shops, libraries, and bars. He is intertwined with Batavia’s citizens and the larger city, and wants to see it be the best.
Both candidates look forward meeting voters from all over The City of Batavia on the campaign trail in the coming months.