Party Enrolled In: Democratic
Current Occupation: New York State Senator
Previous Occupation(s): Prior to his election to the New York State Senate in 2006, Eric served as a Captain in the New York City Police Department. Before that Eric was an Officer in both the NYPD and the NYC Transit Police Department.
Education: Eric Adams holds a Masters in Public Administration from Marist College and is a graduate of New York City Technical College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Organizational Affiliations: Co-founder of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care
Prior Public Experience: New York State Senator (2006-present)
1. What is the most important issue in Brooklyn you would address if elected?
The most important issue is to make Brooklyn affordable. That means making sure we create and maintain affordable housing so that our families can afford to stay here.
2. What other important issues would you address if elected?
I will make growing our economy a focal point of my Borough Presidency. We need to bring good jobs to Brooklyn that pay a living and provide the benefits our families need.
3. What makes you the best candidate for this office?
As a former police officer, community organizer and legislator, I have the experience to deliver for Brooklyn's families. I was born in Brooklyn and I have watched Brooklyn grow. I make one promise to you as we continue to move our borough from popularity to prosperity: I will be the loudest voice and the hardest working advocate for all of Brooklyn's working families.
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